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Norm Lewis, Ben Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon join NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

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Karen Butler
Norm Lewis is to co-star in NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar. File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI
Norm Lewis is to co-star in NBC's "Jesus Christ Superstar." File Photo by Monika Graff/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Norm Lewis, Ben Daniels and Brandon Victor Dixon are to co-star in NBC's upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

Scandal alum Lewis will play Caiaphas, The Exorcist actor Daniels will play Pontius Pilate and Hamilton veteran Dixon will play Judas in the musical event, which is air Easter Sunday, April 1 from the Marcy Armory in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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John Legend was previously announced as Jesus Christ, Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene and Alice Cooper as King Herod.

The staged version of the Bible-inspired, rock musical is being executive produced by Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Marc Platt, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Mike Jackson, Ty Stiklorius and Alex Rudzinski.

David Leveaux is directing the production.

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