Monday, January 24, 2022

VIDEO: MJ THE MUSICAL Cast Members Perform 'Thriller' Outside the Theatre

Cast members from MJ the Musical performed a rendition of 'Thriller' complete with choreography, outside of the Neil Simon Theatre this weekend. The cast danced to honor cast members of Slav…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:03AM
Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Broadway From A to Z: B by JK

Today, we continue our new series that is strictly to the letter. Broadway From A to Z, will look at the people, shows and history of The Great Bright Way! Obviously, with each entry, we'll…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:06AM
Friday, December 24, 2021

Broadway Games: Merry Christmas! by JK

We here at JKTS wish you and yours the happiest of holidays! To celebrate, we have a (simple) game: match the picture to the show and the holiday song that goes with it. Good luck! Broadwa…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:03AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Broadway's Michael Jackson Musical Cancels Performances Until After Christmas by Ryan McPhee

MJ will return December 27 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:33PM

‘MJ’ cancels Broadway performances through Dec. 26 due to COVID cases by Caitlin Huston

“MJ” canceled performances through Dec. 26 due to “multiple positive COVID test results,” the production announced Friday.  The new musical, which began previews at the Neil Simon T…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 03:50PM

Michael Jackson Musical ‘MJ’ Cancels All Broadway Performances Until After Christmas by Greg Evans

In what might be the harshest of the Covid Broadway cancellations, MJ, the new Michael Jackson musical, will not return to Broadway’s Neil Simon Theatre until Monday, Dec. 27, an announcem…

SOURCE: Deadline at 03:28PM

Broadway Games: Broadway in the News by JK

Lots happened on Broadway this past week. Have you been paying attention? BROADWAY GAMES: Broadway in the News 1. An original musical, Flying Over Sunset, opened on Broadway this week. I…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:33AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

MJ THE MUSICAL Thursday Evening Performance Canceled

MJ, which is currently in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre, has canceled tonight's performance as part of an ongoing response to positive Covid test results within its company. Performanc…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:34PM

MJ THE MUSICAL Cancels Thursday Matinee

MJ, which is currently in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre, has canceled today's matinee due due positive Covid test results within its company. Performances are set to resume tonight, De…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:21PM
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

MJ Announces Digital Lottery For All Performances

Today, a digital lottery for MJ was announced for all performances starting tomorrow. MJ, inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, is now playing preview performances on Broadway at …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

Startin' Somethin'! MJ, the Michael Jackson Musical, Arrives on Broadway 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,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:36AM

Michael Jackson Bio-Musical MJ Begins Broadway Previews December 6 by Dan Meyer

Myles Frost stars as the King of Pop at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Broadway: What's Closed, Canceled or Rescheduled? - All the changes to the Broadway lineup due to COVID-19 by Raven Snook

Which shows are reopening when during the 2021-2022 season  --- When Broadway theatres shuttered due to the COVID-19 crisis on March 12, 2020, they vowed to reopen in a month. That did not …

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Walter Russell III & Christian Wilson to Share the Role of Little Michael in MJ, the Michael Jackson Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

MJ The Musical has found the performers who will play Little Michael Jackson. Walter Russell III and Christian Wilson will make their Broadway debuts alternating in the role of Little Michae…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:24PM
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Look Back at Andrew Lippa’s Big Fish on Broadway by Playbill Staff

The musical adaptation of Daniel Wallace’s novel and John August's film opened at the Neil Simon Theatre October 6, 2013.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Casting Call Announced for Young Michael Jackson in MJ Broadway Musical by Dan Meyer

The show is set to begin previews in December at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:55AM
Sunday, August 15, 2021

A Look Back at Hairspray in Celebration of Its Broadway Anniversary by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, based on the John Waters film, opened at the Neil Simon Theatre August 15, 2002.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Announces Complete Cast by Lindsey Sullivan

Casting is now complete for the upcoming Michael Jackson musical MJ, which is set to begin performances at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre on December 6 and open on February 1, 2022. The c…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Myles Frost to Moonwalk into His Broadway Debut in MJ, the Michael Jackson Musical by Lindsey Sullivan

MJ, the Michael Jackson musical, has a new headliner. Myles Frost will make his Broadway debut in the starring role. Tony nominee Ephraim Sykes, who had been announced to lead the musical, h…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:54AM

Ephraim Sykes Withdraws From MJ on Broadway; Myles Frost Will Play Michael Jackson

The production is still on target to open at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 06:12AM
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Catch Up With Tony Winners Renée Elise Goldsberry, Patti LuPone & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal: 05/22/21 by Broadway.com

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of BROADWAY PROFILES. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will air…

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:33PM
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Breaking: MJ Will Begin Broadway Performances on December 6

MJ, the new musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson, has announced its new Broadway dates. MJ will begin performances on Broadway on December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for T…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:07AM

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Will Now Arrive on Broadway in December by Caitlin Moynihan

The world premiere staging of the Michael Jackson musical MJ will now bow on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre beginning on December 6 ahead of an opening night on February 1, 2022. Origina…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:33AM

‘MJ’ will begin Broadway performances on Dec. 6 by Caitlin Huston

“MJ,” the Michael Jackson musical, will begin performances on Broadway Dec. 6. The new musical, which was originally scheduled to begin performances on July 6, 2020, has set an opening n…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 09:14AM

Michael Jackson Musical ‘MJ’ Hits Broadway In December; Ephraim Sykes In Title Role by Greg Evans

MJ, the new musical inspired by the life of Michael Jackson, will begin performances on Broadway December 6, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the Neil Simon Theatr…

SOURCE: Deadline at 09:12AM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 6 - 12 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 30 - April 5 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   April 6, 2017: Titans of the cosmetics world faced off in the musical War Paint at the Nederlander Theatre …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: March 23 - 29 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭   March 23, 1995: The revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying! opened its 548 performance run at …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:18AM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Broadway Who's Who: Paul Tazewell by JK

Chances are you've seen his work, even if you don't recognize Paul Tazewell's name. With a Broadway career that began with 1996's Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and continues through …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:42AM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: February 16 - 22 by JK

This Week in  Broadway History: February 16 - 22 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  February 16, 2007: The future Tony-winning Best Play, Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens at the …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 08:18AM
Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Neil Simon Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM

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