Upcoming Broadway Musicals About Michael Jackson, Cher, & More

On this "In The Wings," Michael Riedel and Christine Nagy discuss all of the upcoming musicals that tell the life stories of influential artists throughout the years.

They first uncover breaking news: a new musical about the life of Michael Jackson will becoming to Broadway, written by Pulitzer prize winning playwright, Lynn Nottage. Michael Riedel states, "If I know Lynn Nottage, and I do know her pretty well, she won't shy away from it. She will give you the whole complex story of Michael Jackson's extraordinary, but also deeply sad and troubling life." 

Michael Jackson isn't the only one with a new musical coming soon to Broadway - Tina Turner's musical is already showing on the West End in London and The Cher Show is in previews in Chicago! 3 actresses work in tandem to play Cher throughout her life.

If you need to see a diva on Broadway right away, go see Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Michael Riedel gives his honest opinion and says the only way to able to sit through this musical is to do this... Find out Michael's advice, when the Michael Jackson musical is rumored to take the stage, and more by listening to this episode of "In The Wings:"

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