Casting for the Michael Jackson bio-musical has been named, with performances from December.
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MJ The Musical is now at the Neil Simon Theatre from Dec. 6, 2021. Tickets for MJ The Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway will be on sale soon.
Michael Jackson fans rejoice! The world premiere of MJ The Musical (previously entitled Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough) officially debuts on Broadway in 2021. Under the direction of Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon (who also serves as choreographer for the production), the new bio-musical features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, alongside Michael Jackson's greatest hits.
Nottage her first Tony Award nomination in 2017 for her Broadway debut, Sweat. She made history as a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, being honored in 2009 for Ruined and in 2017 for Sweat, and has also been produced regularly Off-Broadway, including productions of Intimate Apparel, Mlima’s Tale, and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark. Mr. Wheeldon is perhaps best known to New York audiences for directing and choreographing the 2015 Broadway premiere of An American in Paris.
Starring as Michael Jackson in this world premiere of MJ The Musical is Myles Frost. Frost is making his Broadway debut in the production, taking over the role from Ephraim Sykes who can no longer star due to scheduling conflicts.
With over 350 million records worldwide, Michael Jackson was an artist unlike any other and MJ The Musical has a plethora of cherished hits to showcase, including "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough," "Rock with You," "Billie Jean," "Beat It," "Thriller," "Bad," "Man in the Mirror," "Smooth Criminal," "Black or White," and "Heal the World," to name just a few. MJ The Musical provides a new mecca for Michael Jackson fans across the globe to visit and relive the memories.
Get ready to celebrate The King of Pop Broadway-style!
MJ The Musical is a brand new bio-musical based on the life of The King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
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Following the news that all Broadway theatres will be closed until May 30, 2021 at the earliest, new dates have been announced for MJ The Musical. The musical was originally due to begin previews in March 2021, but performances will now begin at the Neil Simon Theatre in September 2021. MJ The Musical stars Ephraim Sykes as Michael Jackson, with a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage. Although a full discography has not been disclosed, the bio-musical will feature some of Jackson’s chart-topping hits including “Thriller” and “Billie Jean”.