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Broadway Just Found Its New King of Pop in This Musical Theater Pro

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The King of Pop is about to moonwalk into a Broadway theater near you. Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes will be bringing Michael Jackson to life in the upcoming 2020 theatrical production MJ The Musical

The show will begin previews next July at the Neil Simon Theatre, and it'll open officially later that August. But who's behind the man in the mirror, so to speak? Get to know Ephraim Sykes ahead of his debut as Michael himself. 

Who is Ephraim Sykes?

Ephraim Sykes is a 34-year-old American actor who's known for playing George Packer in the Broadway musical Hamilton. He's also a theater veteran, with roles in The Little Mermaid, Memphis, Newsies, Motown: The Musical, and Ain't Too Proud as David Ruffin.