Watch Trisha Yearwood Transform Into Mary for Fox's 'The Passion'

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Trisha Yearwood speaks onstage during the 50th Academy Of Country Music Awards at AT&T Stadium on April 19, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. 

Country star Trisha Yearwood has shared a brief video of herself preparing for her role as Mary in Fox’ The Passion, a two-hour musical event airing live from New Orleans Sunday (March 20).

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The time-lapse clip, which Yearwood posted to Facebook after rehearsals Saturday, shows the singer going from her red bathrobe in the trailer to appearing on stage in a navy Chiara Boni gown. In the final seconds of the video, Yearwood touches her bracelet with a charm of Mary the Mother of Jesus, whom she plays in the The Passion. Watch below.

Becoming Mary

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Posted by Trisha Yearwood on Saturday, March 19, 2016

Yearwood will perform five songs during the live musical, including music by Rogers & Hammerstein, Jewel, Lifehouse, Jason Mraz and Whitney Houston.

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The Passion cast also includes artists Jencarlos Canela as Jesus Christ, Chris Daughtry as Judas and Seal as Pontius Pilate.

Hosted and narrated by Tyler Perry, The Passion tells the 2,000-year-old story of the last hours of Christ’s life on earth through a variety of popular music and arranged by executive producer Adam Anders (Glee).


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