JOHN LEGEND WILL PLAY JESUS IN NBC’S JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!!!
This morning, ( Dec. 19th), The Today show revealed this morning that John Legend , will play Jesus in the new live production of Jesus Christ Superstar on NBC. The show will air 4/1, Easter Sunday, only on NBC.
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert is based on the 1971 musical which chronicles the last week of Jesus’ life. John said today:
“I’m thrilled to join the cast of this production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert! It’s such a powerful, meaningful musical and I’m humbled to be part of this performance. We’ve already formed an incredible team, and, as we finish casting, I’m certain we will put together some of the greatest talents around to do this work justice.”
NBC is definitely gaining a lot of praise for casting a black Jesus. Will you be tuned in?