Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

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Shaking up traditional religious and musical iconography, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert is a sight to be heard, superbly infiltrating the classic source material with originality, rock legend star power, and soulful depth.

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Cast

John Legend
as Jesus Christ
Sara Bareilles
as Mary Magdalene
Alice Cooper
as King Herod
Ben Daniels
as Pontius Pilate
Norm Lewis
as Caiaphas
Jason Tam
as Peter
Jin Ha
as Annas
Erik Gronwall
as Simon Zealotes
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Critic Reviews for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (16) | Fresh (26)

  • This Superstar was the closest that live television has come to creating a hybrid new form, combining elements of epic cinema, the stage musical, and the concert film. It's a minor miracle.

    September 19, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Buoyed by that striking production with its industrial, modern urban vibe and a star-making performance by Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas, "Jesus Christ Superstar" provided plenty of thrills for musical-theater fans.

    September 19, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert proved just how freaking good a live TV musical can be when it's firing on all cylinders.

    August 6, 2018 | Full Review…

    Joshua Rivera

    GQ
    Top Critic
  • Masterful performances impress in modernized rock opera.

    April 10, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • The ensemble players were the unsung heroes of the night, throwing themselves into every exhausting, frenetic number.

    April 3, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Superstar glittered its way through the last days of Christ - on Easter Sunday, no less - with enormous energy and verve, and managed to stick the landing with an unforgettable final image.

    April 2, 2018 | Full Review…

    Constance Grady

    Vox
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