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John Legend Says ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Aims to ‘Connect Today with the Past’

“Jesus Christ Superstar” is the latest live musical to come to NBC!

“Extra’s” AJ Calloway caught up with John Legend, who will portray Jesus, and his co-stars ahead of their Easter performance.

John told AJ that fans can expect a modern twist on the 1970s rock opera, explaining, the “whole visual approach to the show was to make it more modern and… connect today with the past.”

NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar” will start at 8 p.m. on Sunday.

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