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
Friday, October 9, 2020

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Pushes Broadway Dates to September 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

The world premiere staging of the Michael Jackson musical MJ has been postponed again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Performances are now set to begin at the Neil Simon Theatre in September …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:24PM

MJ Announces New Broadway Dates by Broadway Direct

Lia Vollack Productions and The Michael Jackson Estate announced today that, due to the Broadway shutdown, dates have been rescheduled for the upcoming World Premiere of MJ the new musical o…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 12:33PM

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Now Planning Fall 2021 Broadway Bow by Andrew Gans

Prior to the coronavirus shutdown, previews were to begin this past summer at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:17PM
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Musical of the Month: Hairspray by JK

As we live in another age of civil unrest and protests for equality, racial justice, it seems more than appropriate to celebrate Hairspray as Musical of the Month. This week, we'll take a lo…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 04:32PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic by Arts Review

Many years, and many film sets later, I heard from a friend who was working on a movie that mixed cute furry farm animals with state of the art technology. I knew instantly I had to get smug…

SOURCE: artsreview.com.au at 04:49AM
Friday, July 31, 2020

Relive the 2016 Broadway Revival of Cats by Marc J. Franklin

The Trevor Nunn–helmed production opened at the Neil Simon Theatre July 31, 2016.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:00AM
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Michael Jackson musical delays Broadway opening to spring 2021 by Mackenzie Nichols, Variety

The show will now start preview performances on March 8, 2021, with an opening night scheduled for April 15 at Neil Simon Theatre. "MJ" was initially set to premiere on July 6, 2020.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 12:58PM

Michael Jackson Musical MJ, Starring Ephraim Sykes, Postpones Broadway Run by Broadway.com

The world premiere staging of the Michael Jackson musical MJ has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The production was originally scheduled to begin previews on July 6 and open …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:54PM

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Now Eyeing 2021 Broadway Bow by Ryan McPhee

Prior to the coronavirus shutdown, previews were to begin this summer at the Neil Simon Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:43AM

Michael Jackson Broadway musical moves opening to 2021 by Caitlin Huston

“MJ,” the Michael Jackson musical, has moved its world premiere to next March. The musical, produced by Lia Vollack Productions and the Michael Jackson Estate, was previously scheduled t…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 11:40AM
Monday, April 27, 2020

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt from UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: The Neil Simon Theatre

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volum…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:36AM

Join the BroadwayWorld Book Club with THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY Vol. 1 and Discuss with Jennifer Ashley Tepper- Live at 12pm!

Today's next round of discussion prompts will focus on the next chapter of The Untold Stories of Broadway, 'The Neil Simon Theatre'. Be sure to tune in right here at 12pm as Jennifer Tepper …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:32AM
Friday, April 10, 2020

Revisit Catch Me If You Can Starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz by Marc J. Franklin

The stage adaptation of the 2002 film opened at the Neil Simon Theatre April 10, 2011.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:00AM
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Creative Team for MJ Announced by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

MJ, the musical jukebox biography of the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson is headed to Broadway is headed for Broadway this summer. The new musical, which will feature a parade of hits reco…

SOURCE: Broadway Direct at 11:30AM
Monday, March 2, 2020

Michael Jackson Musical MJ Reveals Electrifying Scenic Design from Tony Winner Derek McLane by Andy Lefkowitz

The countdown has begun to MJ, the new musical framed around the life and music of Michael Jackson, debuting on Broadway this summer. In advance of the upcoming world premiere, the productio…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:48PM

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