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MJ Musical Performs And Wins At The Tony Awards

‘MJ The Musical’ took home four awards at tonights Tony Awards in New York. This included Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Myles Frost!

Frost lead the cast in a performance of ‘Smooth Criminal’ during the show, making it the second Michael Jackson performance during a major awards ceremony this year, after ‘Lady In My Life’ was performed at the Billboard Awards last month.

Michael’s two eldest children, Prince and Paris, introduced the cast before they performed. Prince said;

“A lot of people seem to think our dad Michael Jackson changed popular music forever, and who are we to disagree? But what people may not know is he loved musicals, on film and on the stage. That’s why we are so incredibly honored to introduce the night’s first nominee for best musical, ‘MJ,’ which, using many of his iconic hits, looks at the complexities and brilliance of our father’s process.”

Here’s the list of awards they won:

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical – Myles Frost
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Natasha Katz
  • Best Sound Design of a Musical – Gareth Owen
  • Best Choreography – Christopher Wheeldon

Congratulations to all involved!

Source: CNN & MJWN

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