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Sara Bareilles Cast as Mary Magdalene in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live

January 6, 2018 | Posted by Larry Csonka
Sara Bareilles

– It was reported backing May that NBC’s next musical event will happen during Easter 2018, a live version of Jesus Christ Superstar. According to TV Line, Sara Bareilles has been cast as Mary Magdalene in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live, which will air on April 1st, 2018. The iconic rock opera will be performed in front of a live audience at the Marcy Armory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Bareilles had the following to say about joining the cast…

“To say I’m excited about this performance is the understatement of the century. This score and this musical have been a part of me from a very young age and it will be one of the great thrills of my life to sing these iconic songs. It’s incredible to see the beloved medium of musical theatre being embraced by television audiences, and this cast and creative team is extraordinary. I feel extremely lucky to be a part of the project!”