Sara Bareilles to play Mary Magdalene in NBC’s ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

Sara Bareilles to play Mary Magdalene in NBC's 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

NBC has introduced who will play the feminine result in John Legend’s titular messiah on this spring’s televised staging of the rock opera Jesus Christ Famous person.

“Every part’s alright as a result of @SaraBareilles will play Mary Magdalene in #JesusChristSuperstar LIVE in live performance, coming this April to NBC!” the community tweeted Saturday.

“It is an absolute thrill to have a Tony-nominated composer as our Mary Magdalene,” Andrew Lloyd Webber, the musical’s composer and a producer on the tv adaptation, mentioned in his personal Twitter publish.

Bareilles, who can also be a singer-songwriter, lately earned rave evaluations for her efficiency in Broadway’s Waitress.