Winning acclaim from critics and audiences, NBC's live broadcast of the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber 70s rock opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, proved that these kinds of productions can be visually engaging and entertaining. With John Legend in the title role, the show attracted 9.4 million viewers, and was directed by David Leveaux and Alex Rudzinski. The design team includes production designer Jason Ardizzone-West, costume designer Paul Tazewell, and lighting designer Al Gurdon.
By Design: Al Gurdon Lights Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar on Easter Sunday? Well, why not?