By Lindsey Sullivan
MJ The Musical is moonwalking its way to Broadway. The new show about pop icon Michael Jackson begins performances at Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre on December 6 and will open on February 1, 2022. Tony winner Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs the musical, which marks the Broadway debut of star Myles Frost.
The cast also features Walter Russell III and Christian Wilson, who also make their Broadway debuts alternating in the role of Little Michael, Devin Trey Campbell as Little Marlon, Quentin Earl Darrington as Joseph Jackson/Rob, Whitney Bashor as Rachel, Gabriel Ruiz as Alejandro, Antoine L. Smith as Berry Gordy/Nick, Joey Sorge as Dave, John Edwards as Jackie Jackson, Ayana George as Katherine Jackson, Apollo Levine as Quincy Jones, Lamont Walker II as Jermaine Jackson, Zelig Williams as Marlon Jackson.