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Watch an "Ethereal" John Legend as Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar

Will you be spending Easter Sunday with John Legend?

Lindsay MacDonald

Ever thought to yourself, "Hey, this Jesus guy seems like a cool dude, but you know what he's missing? Leather and rock 'n' roll!" Well then, NBC has got the show for you.

The famous rock opera Jesus Christ Super Star will air live in concert on NBC this year, and we've got the first look at the show -- including John Legend as Jesus Christ, himself.

The story takes place in the final week of Jesus' life as he gains notoriety as "King of the Jews," leading all the way up to his crucifixion. Spoiler alert: Jesus dies. Other key players in the show include Judas (Brandon Victor Dixon), Mary Magdalene (Sara Barielles), King Herod (Alice Cooper) and Pontius Pilate (Ben Daniels).

In addition to a small trailer, NBC has also released a look behind the scenes at rehearsals for the show and the creation of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, in which the cast calls the show "a roller coaster of emotions." What else can you expect from one of the most iconic stories of all time?

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert airs Easter Sunday, April 1 at 8/7c on NBC.