Michael Jackson Bio-Musical 'MJ The Musical' to Premiere on Broadway Next Year at Neil Simon Theatre
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Los Angeles, October 11: Michael Jackson bio-musical, titled "MJ the Musical", will hit the Broadway stage in July 2020. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will begin preview performances on July 6 with an official opening set for August 13 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the musical will focus on Jackson's achievements throughout his 20s and 30s. The show is being produced by the Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage. Kendall Jenner Called ‘Knock Off Michael Jackson’ As She Poses for W Korea…Heehee-larious!

It features a book by Lynn Nottage, a playwright who has won two Pulitzer Prizes, for "Ruined" and "Sweat". "MJ the Musical" is still in development at studios in New York. PTI