Twitter lit up with people loving the show, especially John Legend‘s performance, with one person tweeting, “John Legend takin’ us all to church.” John wasn’t the only one taking people to church. Hamilton alum Brandon Victor Dixon absolutely killed it as Judas.
— Luv Wins ✊ Resist (@luvwinsresist) April 2, 2018
Hands down, the best NBC Live Musical. Stunning. Moving. The real deal. #JesusChristSuperstarLive
— James Stadnyk (@uke37) April 2, 2018
Overall, people absolutely loved the musical — even some famous people like actress Sarah Paulson, who became a new fan:
I didn’t know I even liked this musical, turns out IM IN LOVE WITH IT #JesusChristSuperstarLive
— Sarah Paulson (@MsSarahPaulson) April 2, 2018
— rococo dad (@TheGreatJensen) April 2, 2018
The final image of Legend as Jesus on the cross, fading away through a cross-shaped opening, had the theater audience sitting in stunned silence — and everyone at home begging for more, with one person tweeting, “So I want to see this every Easter. Anybody else?“
For more on Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, head to NBC.com.
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