Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert: What You Didn’t See on TV (So. Much. Glitter.)

Jesus Christ Celebrity Reside in Live performance appeared bold on TV, however to see it in particular person is one other story. The spectacular stage stuffed a warehouse in Brooklyn, New York—and E! Information was there to see all of it.

NBC’s Sunday, April 1 reside manufacturing starring John Legend, Sara Bareilles, Brandon Victor Dixon and Alice Cooper mainly went off with out a hitch in particular person, save for one lacking whipping of Legend’s Jesus Christ towards the top of the present. When you watched at residence, you did not see the enormity of the stage and its rafters stuffed with musicians—it was a sight to behold.

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The applause Bareilles and Legend acquired every time they entered or exited stage. Bareilles performed again to the viewers and mouthed to them after a couple of screams of “We love you Sara!”

The spectacular dancers rehydrating at each likelihood in the course of the break.

The quantity of man buns the disciples/dancers had. Simply in case you forgot you had been in Brooklyn.

Legend receiving a standing ovation throughout “Gethsemane (I Solely Needed to Say)”

Alice Cooper’s huge standing ovation throughout “King Herod’s Music.” He commanded consideration when he first appeared and held it all through his efficiency.

The quantity of effort that went into cleansing up all of the glitter. A vacuum was introduced out after Judas’ sacrifice—and there was nonetheless glitter on the stage. Good to see Jesus Christ Celebrity Reside in Live performance additionally endure from the identical issues many people have when glitter is used wherever.

The dancers/disciples pumped up the gang earlier than getting back from business break.

Dixon’s household completely having fun with themselves throughout his massive numbers towards the top of the present. They made the entire thing higher.

The crucifixion scene had Legend extraordinarily excessive up within the theater. Like, much more so than what you noticed on TV. Dude was hovering.

When you had bother listening to vocals over music, you were not alone. Some voices had been misplaced to the devices in particular person too.

(E! and NBC are each a part of the NBCUniversal household.)

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