First Look: Sara Bareilles and John Legend in 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert' (VIDEO)

Jessica Napoli
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Bareilles and Legend perform their roles as Mary Magdalene and Jesus in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.'

John Legend is prepping for his role as Jesus Christ in the upcoming live-action, one-night-only televised event Jesus Christ Superstar in Concert, along with his fellow cast members. They include Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, Alice Cooper as King Herod, and Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas.

NBC has released the first promo video for the new adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic rock opera that features the cast in-character singing and moving onstage.

'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert': Preview the Set, Music, Costumes & More

'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert': Preview the Set, Music, Costumes & More

Get a sneak peek at the John Legend-led adaptation of the rock opera.

The show will take place on Easter Sunday (April 1) at Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in front of an audience of over 1,500 people, and with a full band onstage.

Watch the new promo below:

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Easter Sunday, April 1, Live 8/7c, NBC

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