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BEAT IT! Full official casting details have been made for the highly anticipated MJ: the musical heading for the Great Bright Way this holiday season. It also includes more details on who exactly will be playing what in the show. Under the direction and choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, the cast will include….
Quentin Earl Darrington (Broadway’s recent revivals of RAGTIME, Cats, and Once On This Island) in the role of no-nonsense father “Joseph Jackson”, Rob, and others,
Whitney Bashor (Broadway’s The Bridges of Madison County and last seen Off Broadway in The Unsinkable Molly Browns) as “Rachel”,
Gabriel Ruiz (Off Broadway’s Blood and Gifts) in his Broadway debut as “Alejandro”,
Antoine L. Smith (Broadway’s Memphis along with the recent revivals of The Color Purple, Miss Saigon, and Carousel) as Motown Records founder ” Berry Gordy“, “Nick”, and others,
Joey Sorge (Broadway’s The Drowsy Chaperone, the 2011 revival of How to Succeed, Nick Work if You Can Get It, and A Bronx Tale plus last seen Off Broadway in Carmelina) as “Dave”,
John Edwards (Broadway’s Jersey Boys and the Off Broadway revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller) as “Jackie Jackson”,
Ayana George in her Broadway debut as mother “Katherine Jackson”,
Apollo Levine in his Broadway debut as celebrated musician “Quincy Jones“, Tito Jackson, and more,
Lamont Walker II in his Broadway debut as “Jermaine Jackson”,
Zelig Williams (Broadway’s Hamilton) as “Marlon Jackson”.
and a full Ensemble.
This promising high energetic MOON WALKING cast joins alongside the previously announced Myles Frost who will make his Broadway debut in the titular role of THE KING OF POP himself “Michael Jackson“.
MJ promises to be an evening of THRILLER NIGHTS, SMOOTH CRIMINALS, MOONWALKING, and so much more. The show will be coming to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre. Previews begins December 6th, 2021 and will open on February 1st, 2022.
Congrats to this incredible cast lineup!!!!
Who is excited?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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