The Night Michael Jackson Died
Join the party when strangers have a chance encounter that fateful night June 25th, 2009 in a club in Little Havana in Miami after MJ's last curtain call. The contrast between US and Cuban relations is on full display as an ocean of divide is narrowed by a dance floor and the eccentric legacy of MJ blurring the lines between Black and White, young and old, poor and rich, right and wrong.
"He bought the Beatles Catalog. He owned 50% of Sony publishing. He called Tommy Mottola the devil. If I was Prince I would watch my back beefing with Warner Brothers." - #NiteMJDied
Be the first to catch the staged reading of "The Night Michael Jackson Died" before the full-production hits the Atlas Theatre's stages in 2019 in time for the 10th anniversary of his passing with award-winning playwright Papi Kymone Freeman and co-founder of We Act Radio, DC's Best Social Justice Radio Station 2017 by Washington City Paper.
"He was the biggest artist in the history of the entire world and probably one of the biggest philanthropists too. What he did for the world and what he did to himself... someone should study his bones." - #NiteMJDied
Five actors and a DJ brings this incredible stage reading to life and takes us back to the good times.
and DJ Lance Reynolds from WPFW 89.3 FM
This production is dedicated to the memory of Quistonda Turner.