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Photos: MJ THE MUSICAL Cast and Creatives Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night

MJ officially opened on Broadway last night, February 1, 2022 at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre.

Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ officially opened on Broadway last night, February 1, 2022 at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre (250 W 52nd Street).

MJ features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize® winner Lynn Nottage and a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history. Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs.

MJ is the new Broadway musical that takes audiences inside the creative process of one of the greatest entertainers in history. Featuring over 25 of Michael Jackson's biggest hits, MJ allows us to rediscover the man in the mirror - with an explosion of music, choreography and theatricality as unforgettable as the artist himself.

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

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Myles Frost

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Myles Frost

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Michael Balderrama, Christopher Wheeldon, Dontee Kiehn

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Christopher Wheeldon

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Christopher Wheeldon

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Devin Trey Campbell, Christian Wilson, Christopher Wheeldon, Walter Russell III

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Devin Trey Campbell, Christian Wilson, Walter Russell III

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Devin Trey Campbell, Christian Wilson, Walter Russell III

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Devin Trey Campbell, Christian Wilson, Walter Russell III

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Whitney Bashor

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Whitney Bashor

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Antoine L. Smith

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Antoine L. Smith

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Quentin Earl Darrington

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Quentin Earl Darrington

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Joey Sorge

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Joey Sorge

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Gabriel Ruiz

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Gabriel Ruiz

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Sound Design team

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Zelig Williams, Apollo Levine, Tavon Olds-Sample, Lamont Walker II, Raymond Baynard, John Edwards

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Ayana George

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Ayana George

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Kamille Upshaw

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Kamille Upshaw

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Kali May Grinder

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Kali May Grinder

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Michelle Mercedes

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Michelle Mercedes

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Carina-Kay Louchiey

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Carina-Kay Louchiey

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Oyoyo Joi

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Oyoyo Joi

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Alex Nolan

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Alex Nolan

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Michelle Mercedes, Carina-Kay Louchiey, Alex Nolan, Oyoyo Joi, Kali May Grinder

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Ramone Nelson

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Ramone Nelson

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Renni Anthony Magee

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Renni Anthony Magee

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Aramie Payton

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Aramie Payton

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Darius Wright

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Darius Wright

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Wonza Johnson

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Wonza Johnson

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Kyle R. Robinson

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Kyle R. Robinson

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Ryan VanDenBoom

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Ryan VanDenBoom

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Chelton Grey

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Chelton Grey

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Ryan VanDenBoom, Kyle R. Robinson, Wonza Johnson, Darius Wright, Chelton Grey

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Chelton Grey, Alex Nolan

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Jason Michael Webb, Ayana George

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Jason Michael Webb

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Jason Michael Webb

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Lia Vollack, Derek McLane

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Lia Vollack, Derek McLane

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Lia Vollack

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Lia Vollack

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David Holcenberg

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David Holcenberg

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Renni Anthony Magee, Wonza Johnson, Oyoyo Joi, Ramone Nelson, Kamille Upshaw, Darius Wright, Aramie Payton

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Lynn Nottage

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Paul Tazewell

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Paul Tazewell

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Natasha Katz

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Natasha Katz



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