“MJ,” the Michael Jackson musical, has announced complete casting for its Broadway run.
In addition to the previously announced Ephraim Sykes, playing Jackson, the cast will feature Quentin Earl Darrington, Whitney Bashor, Gabriel Ruiz, Antoine L. Smith,Joey Sorge, Darius Barnes, Raymond Baynard, Coral Dolphin, John Edwards, Ayana George, Kali May Grinder, Apollo Levine, Ryan VanDenBoom, Lamont Walker II, Naomi C. Walley and Zelig Williams.
The cast members did not have publicly available character names Tuesday. Additional casting and creative team members will be announced at a later date.
Written by Lynn Nottage and directed by Christopher Wheeldon, the musical is set to begin previews at the Neil Simon Theatre on July 6, with an opening night on Aug. 13.