A Michael Jackson musical is coming to Broadway

His estate have approved a new production, scheduled to debut in 2020.

June 19, 2018
A Michael Jackson musical is coming to Broadway Michael Jackson on the set of the "Bad" music video.   Vinnie Zuffante/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Michael Jackson's estate and Columbia Live Stage have announced the development of a new musical based on the pop star's life and work, Stereogum reports. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage will write the musical using songs from Jackson's catalogue, and Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon will direct. The untitled production is scheduled to premiere in 2020.

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A "biopic" based on Bubbles, Michael Jackson's famous chimp, is currently in production from Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi.

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