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Can't wait until NBC airs "Jesus Christ Superstar" live next Easter Sunday? This week's Showcase video features an impassioned performance from Evan Tyrone Martin, currently starring in "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Aurora's Paramount Theatre. Martin plays Jesus of Nazareth in the Andrew Lloyd Webber...
The trend of live broadcast musical productions on network television will continue in the coming year with three new projects announced at the competing networks of NBC and FOX. The two have been going back and forth with musical productions...Show More Summary
Live musical scheduling is getting astoundingly literal. First Fox aired The Passion for Easter, then NBC decided to put on Jesus Christ Superstar Live! for the next Easter, and now Fox is striking back with a live production of A Christmas Story that will, of course, air in December. The ... More »
Idris Elba hosted a casting call and things got a little out of hand.In an attempt to recruit extras for a film he’s directing, your internet boyfriend caused quite a commotion in London. (The Cut) “Jesus Christ Superstar” is comingShow More Summary
Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to NBC Easter Sunday 2018. So exciting!
It’s tough to find words to describe the the vocal magnificence and dramatic intensity of Paramount Theatre’s extraordinary production of Jesus Christ Superstar. Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice’s (lyrics) warhorse blazes from...Show More Summary
Jesus has risen again.
Another live musical is coming in hot! NBC announced on Wednesday that Jesus Christ Superstar will be the next Broadway show to hit the small screen on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. In case you forgot, the network will be telecasting Bye Bye Birdie Live! this December, which already has Jennifer Lopez attached to star and executive [...]
Creators Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice are executive producers. No casting was announced.
Jesus Christ Superstar is being made into a TV musical for NBC. The network just announced that it will be the next big live event following Jennifer Lopez‘ Bye Bye Birdie in December. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who wrote the original music and lyrics for the 1971 film, will serve as executive producers. [...]
NBC has selected "Jesus Christ Superstar" as the next live musical to head to the network, Variety has learned. Read more...
NBC is ramping up a one-of-a-kind staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s iconic rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar Live for Easter 2018. Webber, Lloyd, Mark Platt, Craig Zadon and Neil Maron will executive produce. produce. GROUNDBREAKING...Show More Summary
NBC is set to bring another live musical performance to television. This time the network will be airing JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR next Easter (specifically, April 1, 2018). The event will be executive produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “As we continue to expand the profile of our […]
NBC is upping their musical ante in 2018 by going for a Spring musical. The peacock network announced on Wednesday that it has acquired the rights for Jesus Christ Superstar and will air a live rendition of the production next Easter. Broadway legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, who wrote the... Read More >
Variety reports that NBC is doing a live production of Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1970s take on the crucifixion complete with a groovy rock score. (Think Hair but more religious.) Fittingly, the show is scheduled for Easter of next year, April 1, 2018. Show More Summary
NBC is adding another live musical to its slate.
Here’s what’s a-happening: Tyler Perry’s The Passion may have brought Christian rock to live TV, but NBC’s stepping it up with a live production of the 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The show’s creators Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, alongside former NBC live-musical producers Craig Zadan and Neil ... More »
NBC has selected "Jesus Christ Superstar" as the next live musical to head to the network, Variety has learned. The show follows in the footsteps of NBC's successful run of live musical events, including "Sound of Music Live," "Peter Pan Live," "The Wiz Live" and most recently, "Hairspray Live."...