MJ announces full casting set to MOONWALK on Broadway!!!

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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?!!!

MJ finds new Moonwalker! Ephraim M. Sykes drops out. Myles Frost takes over.

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Myles Frost Will Make Broadway Debut as Michael Jackson in MJ; Replacing Ephraim Sykes
BREAKING NEWS: Due to scheduling conflicts on an upcoming film, Tony Award nominee, Ephraim M. Sykes had officially dropped out from the Broadway bound MJ: the musical. However, we are so excited to share with you that Broadway has found its new KING OF POP set to Moonwalk onto the stage of the Neil Simon Theatre 8 times a week.
Under the direction and choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, the titular of the late and legendary “Michael Jackson” will now be played by newcomer Myles Frost.
MJ is set to begin Broadway Previews on December 6th, 2021 and will have its official Opening Night on February 1st, 2021.
Congrats and Welcome to Broadway Myles!!
Happy Trails and break a leg with everything Ephraim!!
Thoughts?
Who is excited?!!!

Startin’ Somethin’ on December 6th | MJ

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Broadway is getting ready to once again ROCK OUR WORLD!! One of the most highly anticipated new shows coming to the Great Bright Way later this year is MJ: the musical.

A few weeks ago, the front of house billboards have been updated outside the show’s soon-to-be home at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre. Not only there was a crew putting it all together, the production’s star Tony nominee Ephraim M. Sykes showing off the iconic Michael Jackson dance moves. Check out the celebration of MJ finally coming to Broadway below.

In case anyone may not know, MJ tells the story about the rise, fame, and fall of the late & legendary KING OF POP himself Michael Jackson. It follows the iconic career from… More



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