The amazing Trisha Yearwood can soon add actress to her resume. The singer will portray Mary, the mother of Jesus, in “The Passion,” a two-hour musical event airing live from New Orleans from 7 to 9 p.m. March 20th on Fox. Also joining Trisha would be Prince Royce who will play the disciple Peter. Yearwood and Royce join Tyler Perry, who was previously announced as the event’s host and narrator.
The Passion,” written by Peter Barsocchini (“High School Musical”), tells the 2,000-year-old story of the last hours of Jesus Christ’s life on Earth through a variety of popular music, sung by the cast including Yearwood and Royce, and arranged specifically for this event by executive producer and hit music producer Adam Anders (“Glee,” “Rock of Ages”).