'Jesus Christ Superstar': Get a Sneak Peek at John Legend & Sara Bareilles (PHOTOS)

Meaghan Darwish

As April nears so does the highly-anticipated musical event of Jesus Christ Superstar Live.

The cast, led by John Legend and Sara Bareilles, is poised to make a splash when it airs Easter Sunday, April 1, on NBC. And in new behind-the-scenes photos, viewers have the opportunity to see what goes into making a live production of this caliber.

Click through the gallery above for all of that, as well as some pretty dazzling character portraits featuring the modern costumes and staging. Plus, catch a glimpse at cast members Alice Cooper, Brandon Victor Dixon, and Jason Tam, along with Andrew Lloyd Webber himself who assisted in rehearsals.

Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunday, April 1, 8/7c, NBC