John Legend Hits the High Notes in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' First Look

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John Legend attends the 28th annual Producers Guild Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 28, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

John Legend is starring in NBC’s live concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar, and fans are finally receiving a first look.

In the short 40-second clip, Legend is seen rehearsing for his role as Jesus with music producer Harvey Mason Jr. on piano. The pop icon unsurprisingly nails the high note in the tune he is working on, and says to Mason, “I haven’t flexed that muscle in a while.”

The special event, which also stars Alice Cooper and Sara Bareilles, will air live on NBC April 1, which fittingly is Easter Sunday. Watch the promo below.

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