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MJ The Musical at Prince Edward Theatre

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MJ The Musical is at the Prince Edward Theatre, London with performances from 6th March 2024.

Lia Vollack, John Branca and John McClain, producers of the acclaimed Broadway musical MJ, have announced today that Myles Frost, who originated the role of Michael Jackson in New York and for which he won the Tony Award® for Best Actor in a Musical, will bring his star-making performance to London.

Myles Frost as Michael Jackson in the Broadway production of MJ. Photo by Matthew Murphy
Myles Frost as Michael Jackson in the Broadway production of MJ. Photo by Matthew Murphy

Frost joins the internationally renowned creative team helmed by two-time Pulitzer Prize® winning writer Lynn Nottage (Ruined, Sweat) and two-time Tony Award® winning director/choreographer and Royal Ballet Associate Artist Christopher Wheeldon (MJ, An American in Paris), as MJ prepares to begin performances in the U.K at the Prince Edward Theatre, London from Wednesday 6 March 2024 (Press Night: Wednesday 27 March 2024 at 7:00pm).

Centred around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star to offer a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson to legendary status.

MJ delivers a theatrical experience like no other, electrifying audiences with dozens of the most iconic songs in music history, including Billie Jean, Beat It, Man in the Mirror, Thriller and Smooth Criminal.


  • What is the plot of MJ the Musical?

The plot of MJ the Musical is based on the life of Michael Jackson, specifically the time leading up to his Dangerous World Tour in 1992. The show explores Jackson’s creative process, his signature moves, and his childhood stardom, all while featuring more than 25 of his biggest hits.

  • What are the songs in MJ the Musical?

The songs in MJ the Musical include some of Michael Jackson’s most popular hits, such as “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” “Beat It,” “Smooth Criminal,” and “Man in the Mirror.” The show also features some lesser-known songs from Jackson’s catalog, such as “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” and “Human Nature.”

  • How does MJ the Musical compare to other Michael Jackson musicals?

MJ the Musical is the first major Broadway musical about Michael Jackson. There have been a few other Michael Jackson musicals, but they have all been much smaller productions. MJ the Musical is the first to have a large budget and a major cast.

  • Is MJ the Musical appropriate for children?

In nthe US, MJ the Musical is rated PG-13, so it is not appropriate for young children. The show does not contain any explicit content, but it does deal with some mature themes, such as Jackson’s childhood abuse and his plastic surgery.

  • What is the difference between MJ the Musical and the Michael Jackson biopic?

The Michael Jackson biopic is a film about Jackson’s life, while MJ the Musical is a musical about Jackson’s life. The biopic is a more traditional telling of Jackson’s story, while MJ the Musical is a more stylized and theatrical interpretation.

  • What are the pros and cons of MJ the Musical?

The pros of MJ the Musical include the amazing music, the incredible dancing, and the powerful performances. The cons of the show include the length (it is over three hours long), the dark themes, and the lack of a clear narrative.

  • Is MJ the Musical worth seeing?

Whether or not MJ the Musical is worth seeing is a matter of personal opinion. If you are a fan of Michael Jackson’s music and dance, then you will probably enjoy the show. However, if you are not a fan of Jackson, or if you are not interested in the darker themes of the show, then you may not enjoy it.

Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Prince Edward Theatre
28 Old Compton Street, London, United Kingdom, W1D 4HS
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