'MJ' Reveals "Little Michael" Broadway Actors


Photo: Nina Westervelt

Walter Russell III from Harlem, New York, and Christian Wilson from Norfolk, Virginia, will alternate in the role of “Little Michael” in Broadway's MJ.

Also announced today was Devin Trey Campbell from Bronx, New York, who will play the role of “Little Marlon." Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ will begin performances on Broadway on December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre

Myles Frost will be making his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson with Quentin Earl Darrington as Joseph Jackson/Rob, Whitney Bashor as Rachel, Gabriel Ruiz as Alejandro, Antoine L. Smith as Berry Gordy/Nick, Joey Sorge as Dave, John Edwards as Jackie Jackson/Ensemble, Ayana George as Katherine Jackson, Apollo Levine as Quincy Jones/Tito Jackson, Tavon Olds-Sample as Michael, Lamont Walker II as Jermaine Jackson/Ensemble, Zelig Williams as Marlon Jackson/Ensemble, withRaymond BaynardKali May GrinderOyoyo JoiCarina-Kay LouchieyRenni Anthony Magee, Aaron James McKenzieAramie PaytonKamille UpshawRyan VanDenBoom, and Darius Wright rounding out the ensemble.  

MJ features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history. Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon will direct and choreograph.

Tickets will be available on Ticketmaster.com.