John Legend is actually Jesus Christ as well as we are ready for of which!
NBC released preview footage of its upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert production on Tuesday.
The well-liked rock opera is actually being brought to life for television audiences with Legend starring as Jesus as well as singer Sara Bareilles portraying Mary Magdalene.
The promo clip shows dance numbers via the production as well as a glimpse at Bareilles singing the hit “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” which was performed by Yvonne Elliman within the original 1971 Broadway show.
Airing live on Easter Sunday via the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, brand new York, the production is actually being executive produced by iconic composer Andrew Lloyd Webber as well as lyricist Tim Rice, who were behind the original Jesus Christ Superstar concept album as well as production.
Rocker Alice Cooper is actually also part of the cast, taking on the role of King Herod.
In another recent promo clip, Legend is actually seen hitting the high notes while rehearsing with Harvey Mason Jr. around the piano.
The story chronicles the final week of Jesus’ life. See more on the special television event below.