Emmie Newitt

MJ THE MUSICAL extends and releases first production images

The acclaimed Broadway musical MJ THE MUSICAL has only just kicked off performances in the West End and there's already a buzz about it!

mj the musical west endMJ. Myles Frost and the original London company. Photo by Johan Persson

MJ THE MUSICAL has extended its booking period at the Prince Edward Theatre through to Saturday 7 December 2024 as well as releasing a first look at the production today.

The cast of MJ

The show's cast includes 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. He leads the West End production.

He is joined by Ashley Zhangazha as Joseph Jackson / Rob, Mitchell Zhangazha as Michael, Philippa Stefani as Rachel, Phebe Edwards as Katherine Jackson / Kate, Matt Mills as Berry Gordy / Nick, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton as Tito Jackson / Quincy Jones, Matt Gonsalves as Alejandro, Jon Tsouras as Dave, Kieran Alleyne as MJ Alternate & Standby for Michael, Kwamé Kandekore Standby for MJ & Michael.

The full cast includes Derek Aidoo, Morgan Baulch, Milan Cacacie, Spencer Darlaston-Jones, Hanna Dimtsu, Aden Dzuda, Marie Finlayson, Christopher Gopaul, Kalisha Johnson, Grace Kanyamibwa, Travis Kerry, Dianté Lodge, Simeon Montague, George Ross, Lydia Sterling, Toyan Thomas-Browne, Taylor Walker, Charlotte-Kate Warren and Tavio Wright.

MJ also introduces Jaydon Eastman, Elliot Mugume, Ethan Sokontwe and Dylan Trigger as Little Michael, Cristiano Cuino, Sekhani Dumezweni, Khanya Madaka, and Aidan Oti as Little Marlon.

What is MJ THE MUSICAL about?

This new musical is about one of the greatest entertainers of all time, Michael Jackson. A multiple Tony-award winning production, MJ centres around the marking of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour. The show invites you to look beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star to look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that gave Jackson the legendary status he had.

The show is also jam-packed with dozens of the most iconic songs in music history, including Billie Jean, Beat It, Man in the Mirror, Thriller, and Smooth Criminal.

Book MJ THE MUSICAL tickets

MJ THE MUSICAL offers an electrifying tribute to the King of Pop. Experience the magic of Michael Jackson's music come to life at the Prince Edward Theatre, it will leave you moonwalking out of the theatre.

MJ The Musical Tickets