The Broadway sensation “Jesus Christ Superstar” will come to NBC Sunday for a live, star-studded performance.
The two-hour-and-15-minute live show will be performed in front of a large audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg for an 8 p.m. broadcast.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera is loosely based on the Gospels’ account of Jesus’s life from the time he arrived in Jerusalem to his death on the cross.
Webber and Rice are among the executive producers for the show, which stars John Legend as Jesus, Alice Cooper as King Herod, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas Iscariot, Jason Tam as Peter, Ben Daniels as Pontius Pilate, Norm Lewis as Caiaphas, Jin Ha as Annas and Erik Gronwall as Simon Zealotes.
Here’s a look at the new “Jesus Christ Superstar” cast in character.