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Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 11 (ANI): Mark your calendars to catch a musical primarily based on the lifetime of late pop icon Michael Jackson in summer season subsequent 12 months.
Named ‘MJ’, the musical depicting Jackson’s life and profession will open on Broadway at Neil Simon Theatre subsequent 12 months with preview performances beginning July 6, earlier than the official debut scheduled for August 13, reported Selection.
That includes songs like ‘Beat It’, ‘Billie Jean’, ‘The Method You Make Me Really feel’, the stage present was earlier named ‘Do not Cease ‘Til You Get Sufficient’, nonetheless, it underwent a reputation change lately and was titled ‘MJ’.
The musical Broadway is about to come back amid the controversy surrounding the HBO documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’. It particulars little one sexual abuse allegations from two accusers, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that Jackson took benefit of them as younger boys.
Such allegations have, nonetheless, been always denied by Jackson’s household.
The upcoming musical is penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning book-writer Lynn Nottage and can see path from Christopher Wheeldon, a Tony-award winner.
Tickets to the musical will begin promoting subsequent 12 months on January 15. (ANI)

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