A little more than two months after WarnerMedia and Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers) parted ways on what series star Denis O'Hare describes as a "wild, Victorian, X-Men-meets-Sherlock-Holmes-meets 'girls-with-super-powers' mash-up," HBO's The Nevers is welcoming Philippa Goslett (Mary Magdalene, How to Talk to Girls at Parties) on board as the new showrunner and as[...]
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So instead, we're giving you a "one-stop-shopping" post for all of our personal highlights from last night – and if you can't tell by now, we're really big fans of the Rice/Lloyd Webber musical. Credit: NBC The cast of NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! included singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, rock[...]
Swedish Rock Singer Erik Grönwall Performs Simon Zealotes from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
With Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! only mere hours away from its small screen bow, NBC has released a new video of Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer-songwriter Erik Grönwall (Simon Zealotes) joining 400 Choir! Choir! Choir! singers for a truly captivating rendition of 'Simon Zealotes': https://youtu.be/6kp37u6_Odw Grönwall joins a Jesus Christ Superstar[...]
Preview John Legend's 'Gethsemane,' Sara Bareilles' 'Everything's Alright' from NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!
In the first, John Legend (Jesus Christ) performs a soulful rendition of "Gethsemane;" and in the second, Sara Bareilles' (Mary Magdalene) version of "Everything's Alright" hits all of the right heartbreaking notes. https://youtu.be/t3NKSKWMQU8 https://youtu.be/lOZ9UyOMLyY Legend and Bareilles are joined by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas; rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod; Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jason Tam as Peter, Jin Ha as Annas and Swedish rock[...]
With NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! set to bow before a live viewing audience this Easter Sunday, the network's released a small tease of what viewers can expect Sunday night in the form of Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon's (Judas) joining 400 singers from Choir! Choir! Choir! for an amazingly uplifting performance. Dixon joins a line-up that[...]
The six new cast members will be joining singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene; and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. Credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Dixon took over the role of Aaron Burr in Hamilton from original star Leslie Odom Jr., and would continue on in the role for[...]
Because the event is live, there's obviously no footage to tease but the promo leans heavily on the iconic music from the lead song and an emphasis on the cast: singer/songwriter John Legend as Jesus Christ; singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene; and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and[...]
Credit: Ga Fullner / Shutterstock.com NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! continues to gather "disciples" ahead of its Easter 2018 broadcast, adding platinum-selling singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene to a line-up that currently includes singer John Legend as Jesus and rock star Alice Cooper as King Herod. "We're overjoyed to have Sara Bareilles play Mary Magdalene and[...]