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John Legend Pulls From Familiar Roots To Play Jesus In 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live'

NBC's latest one-night musical event revives the 1970s rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, starring John Legend in its daunting lead role.

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Ousted Marine Commander Aims To 'Fight Like A Girl' Against Gender Bias In Marines

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John Legend Pulls From Familiar Roots To Play Jesus In 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live'

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