John Legend and Sara Bareilles Set for Paley Center’s Behind-the-Scenes Look at Jesus Christ Superstar Live

Film & TV News   John Legend and Sara Bareilles Set for Paley Center’s Behind-the-Scenes Look at Jesus Christ Superstar Live
 
The evening will offer a special glimpse at the upcoming TV presentation of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock musical.
John Legend and Sara Bareilles
John Legend and Sara Bareilles

The Paley Center for Media in New York will present Behind the Scenes: Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert February 26 at 7:30 PM.

The evening will feature the show’s stars, John Legend and Sara Bareilles, as well as members of the production’s creative team: NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt, Executive Producer Neil Meron, Live Television Director/Executive Producer Alex Rudzinski, and Director David Leveaux.

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“We’re thrilled to host this special behind-the-scenes look at one of the most anticipated television specials of the year with the incredibly talented John Legend and Sarah Bareilles in the title roles of Jesus and Mary Magdalene,” said Paley Center President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy. “This program is the perfect addition to our PaleyLive spring season and solidifies why the Paley Center leads the way on providing programming that is both engaging and cutting-edge.”

Airing Easter Sunday, April 1, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera is the next offering in NBC’s series of live musicals. Executive-produced by Lloyd Webber and Rice, as well as Marc Platt, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Legend, Mike Jackson, Ty Stiklorius, and Alex Rudzinski, the concert version of the musical will also feature rock icon Alice Cooper as King Herod.

For ticket information visit PaleyCenter.org.

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