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Actor/Singer/Dancer/Songwriter. Last seen in NYC revival of Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Chita Award winner, Lucille Lortel nominee). Broadway and 1st National Tour of Jersey Boys (Hal Miller/Barry Belson/others). National/International tour of Hairspray (Seaweed J. Stubbs) and In the Heights at The Kennedy Center (Domingo). And more.

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Original Broadway Production, 2022
Jackie Jackson / Ensemble

Encores! Concert Revival, 2020

[East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Musicals Original Production, 2019
Carl Wilkinson

Off-Broadway Revival, 2018

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2006
Barry Belson [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hal Miller [Replacement]

Barry Belson [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

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MJ on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about MJ on Broadway. Check out all the details below!

Review: A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED at Howick Little Theatre

What did our critic think of A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED at HowicK LITTLE THEATRE?

Crystal Monee Hall to Debut Original Music at 54 Below This Month

Black Theatre Coalition fellow Crystal Monee Hall will debut her original music in a solo show titled The Music of Crystal Monee Hall at 54 Below on Sunday, March 19th at 9:30PM.

Andre De Shields To Receive GMHC's 2023 Howard Ashman Award

GMHC will honor Broadway legend and award-winning performer André De Shields with the 2023 Howard Ashman Award for his advocacy and activism for people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS, as well as LGBTQ+ communities.

Jessie Mueller and James Monroe Iglehart Lead Studio Cast Recording Of THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, Available Now!

Tony Award winners Jessie Mueller (Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Waitress, The Minutes) and James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton, Freestyle Love Supreme), lead the brand-new studio cast recording of the beloved holiday musical, THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER, now available on all major digital music platforms.

54 SINGS LADY GAGA And More Taking The Stage Next Week At 54 Below

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

MJ Cast Members to Join BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week at The Green Room 42

Ben Cameron’s long running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, will begin performances at it’s new home, The Green Room 42, this Thursday, September 8th! This week, Broadway Sessions welcomes the cast of MJ The Musical!

Preorder MJ THE MUSICAL Original Cast Recording Today

Sony Music announced today that they will release MJ the Musical - Original Broadway Cast Recording on Friday, July 15. View the track list here.

Nathaniel Stampley, Gene Weygandt, & More In YELLOWFIN GROUPER, P.I. LIVE! At Laurie Beechman Theatre

The Laurie Beechman Theatre presents YELLOWFIN GROUPER, P.I. LIVE!, written by musical theatre writing team Matt Deitchman and Jed Feder. Multiple Jeff Award-winner Scott Weinstein will direct the concert adaptation on June 5, 2022.

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

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.

Jessie Mueller & James Monroe Iglehart to Lead THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER Studio Cast Recording

A brand-new studio cast recording of the beloved holiday musical, The Christmas Schooner, featuring Tony Award-winners Jessie Mueller (Beautiful – The Carole King Musical; Waitress) and James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin; Hamilton), will be released in 2022.

Meet the Cast of MJ THE MUSICAL

Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, learn more about the cast bringing this new musical to the stage!

Palm Beach Photographic Centre Announces Winners of 25th Annual MEMBERS' SHOW

Fatima NeJame, president and chief executive officer of the world renowned Palm Beach Photographic Centre, today announced the prize winners of its current presentation:

MJ THE MUSICAL Announces Nationwide Search For Actor To Play 'Young Michael Jackson'

In MJ, “Young Michael” appears at age 10 and should have an unchanged singing voice. Performers may be older or younger to audition, as long as they are still able to sing in Young Michael's range.

Rich + Tone Talauega Join MJ THE MUSICAL Creative Team, Focusing on Michael Jackson Movement

MJ Director and Tony Award-winning Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon is introducing a unique part of his creative team – Rich + Tone Talauega, who will focus particularly on Michael Jackson movement.

MJ Announces Complete Casting; Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor, Antoine L. Smith, and More!

The production kicks off performances this December. Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!

Wake Up With BWW 2/25: Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Announced, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Vinyl, and More!

Today's top stories: streaming Broadway Backwards event announced, Once On This Island comes to limited edition orange vinyl, and more!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Revival for Encores! LOVE LIFE with Victoria Clark, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More

The third installment of Encores! Inside the Revival features director Victoria Clark, Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and Consulting Producer for Musical Theater, and previous Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel as they revisit, Love Life a year later and discuss their process of imagining Kurt Weill and Alan Jay Lerner’s rarely seen 1948 musical. 

Broadway Catch Up: June 11 - Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and More!

Catch up on yesterday's videos from your favorite stars, including Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 6/11: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico Join Seth Concert Series, Raúl Esparza & Samira Wiley Lead TARTUFFE Stream, and More!

Today's top stories: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico join Seth Concert Series, Raúl Esparza & Samira Wiley will lead Tartuffe stream, and more!


John Edwards has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

John Edwards has not appeared in the West End

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