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Alice Cooper Cast As King Herod In Live 'Jesus Christ Superstar'

By: Scott T. Sterling

December 12, 2017

When NBC presents a live production of Jesus Christ Superstar next Easter, a classic rock superstar will perform the role of King Herod: shock-rock pioneer Alice Cooper.

In a press statement, Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment, said that Cooper is perfect for the role because his on-stage theatrics are “the stuff of legend.”

NBC’s staged rock concert Jesus Christ Superstar Live! will air Easter Sunday, April 1.

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