On March 20, 2016, FOX aired THE PASSION, a two-hour musical event, live from New Orleans, that tells the 2000-year-old story of the last hours of Jesus Christ’s life on earth. It was hosted and narrated by actor, writer, producer, director and New Orleans native Tyler Perry (“The Haves and The Have Nots,” “Gone Girl”).“Rock of Ages”), featuring Yolanda Adams, Jencarlos Canela, Trisha Yearwood, Prince Royce, Chris Daughtry, Seal, Michael W. Smith, Shane Harper.
Set in modern day, THE PASSION will follow the dramatic and inspirational story of Jesus of Nazareth, as he presides over the Last Supper, and then is betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected. The story will unfold live at some of New Orleans’ most iconic locations, while featuring a procession of hundreds of people carrying a 20-foot, illuminated cross from Champion Square outside the Superdome to the live stage at Woldenburg Park on the banks of the Mississippi River.
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