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Tavon Olds-Sample (Michael) is ecstatic to be making his Broadway debut in MJ. Credits include, Regional: Scottsboro Boys (Beck Center for the Arts), I Sing the Rising Sea (Virginia Stage Company). Thank you to God, Family, GSA, BW and CGF! Hit me up on

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[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Michael Jackson (Alternate)

Michael [Replacement]


Tavon Olds-Sample Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Tavon Olds-Sample, MJ The Musical

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Video: The Cast of MJ THE MUSICAL Performs 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'

To celebrate the holiday season, MJ the Musical has released a never-before-seen music video of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” featuring the actors who play members of the Jackson 5 in the Broadway production.

Photos: Aaron Rodgers & The New York Jets Visit MJ for HARD KNOCKS Finale

MJ on Broadway was featured on the season finale episode of HBO’s Emmy-Award winning series “Hard Knocks.” Check out pics from the special visit and go behind the scenes!

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!

Photos: MJ Casts Meet Ahead of the Launch of National Tour

Just last week, the Broadway and National Tour casts of MJ gathered for a special send off celebration at the Civilian Hotel. The musical will soon launch its First National Tour at Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre from August 1 – September 2, 2023.  Check out photos from inside the festivities here!

Amber Gray, Carolina Rial, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

J. Harrison Ghee, Justin David Sullivan, Olivia Elease Hardy & More to Sing Beyonce at 54 Below

54 BELOW will present 54 Sings Beyoncé on July 2nd, 2023 at 9:30pm. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Broadway's Brightest Stars Hit the Red Carpet at the 2023 Tony Awards

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at the 2023 Tony Awards!

Jordan Dobson, Tavon Olds-Sample, and Talia Suskauer Join BROADWAY SINGS LADY GAGA

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series has announced the lineup for its next major installment, Broadway Sings Lady Gaga. To close out Pride Weekend on June 26, a bombshell cast of Broadway stars will belt out completely new arrangements of the hits of the award-winning pop star, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the beautiful Sony Hall.

Photos: Elijah Rhea Johnson Takes First Bows in MJ THE MUSICAL

Last night, Elijah Rhea Johnson made his Broadway debut and took his first bow as Michael Jackson in MJ, the multiple Tony Award-winning musical. Johnson returns to MJ after helping to develop the role of 'Middle Michael' throughout the workshop process.  BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album

As BroadwayWorld reported in November, six new recordings have earned nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2023 Grammy Awards, including Caroline, Or Change, Into The Woods, MJ The Musical, Mr. Saturday Night, Six: Live On Opening Night, and A Strange Loop. Take a listen to all six of the nominated albums!

Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album

Six new recordings have earned nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2023 Grammy Awards, including Caroline, Or Change, Into The Woods, MJ The Musical, Mr. Saturday Night, Six: Live On Opening Night, and A Strange Loop. Before the 2022 winner is announced, take a listen to all six of the nominated albums.

SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! Nominees this year include Into the Woods, A Strange Loop, SIX, and more. Check out who has been nominated this year.

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October

 Broadway Black presents The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards, which honors Black theatre artists during the 2021-2022 season. The live, in-person ceremony will be held on Monday, October 10 at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem (253 West 125th Street). Awards in 29 competitive categories and five honorary categories will be presented along with performances and guest appearances. 

2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List!

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Award nominations from the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season have been announced! See the full list here!

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.

COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List!

Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

Words From the Wings: Tavon Olds-Sample of MJ THE MUSICAL on Backstage Must-Haves, and More!

Today we're chatting with Tavon Olds-Sample who plays the role of Middle Michael in MJ the Musical! Tavon told us all about his pre-show rituals, backstage must-haves, and more! Check out his answers here!

Photos: MJ Celebrates 10 Tony Nominations at Tavern on The Green

MJ the Musical celebrated its 10 Tony Award nominations last night with a party at Tavern on the Green! BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here.

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available here as well as information on who was eligible.

Tavon Olds-Sample FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Tavon Olds-Sample been in?

Tavon Olds-Sample has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tavon Olds-Sample been in?

Tavon Olds-Sample has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Tavon Olds-Sample been nominated for?

Tavon Olds-Sample has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in MJ The Musical.

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