Tony-Winning ‘MJ’ Star Myles Frost Signs With UTA – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Myles Frost, the moonwalking star of Broadway’s MJ The Musical who not too long ago, at age 22, grew to become the youngest-ever recipient of the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical, has signed with UTA in all areas.
UTA will assist broaden Frost’s career throughout quite a lot of verticals, together with movie, tv, model endorsements and extra.
Frost grew to become a breakout Broadway star this year along with his critically lauded efficiency as Michael Jackson within the bio-musical. Frost was a university junior learning audio engineering earlier than he was found through the Covid pandemic by his on-line performing coach Lelund Durond Thompson.
Thompson, who discovered a video of Frost performing the Jackson hit “Billie Jean” at a highschool expertise present 5 years earlier, shared the clip along with his associate, Jason Michael Webb, the musical director for MJ. Frost’s efficiency of “The Way You Make Me Feel” and “Smooth Criminal” on the Tonys broadcast was usually thought of a hight level of the occasion.
In addition to Frost’s Tony win, MJ received Tonys for its choreography, lighting design and sound design. With a guide by Lynn Nottage and course/choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, MJ started previews final December on the Neil Simon Theatre and has since turn into one in all Broadway’s largest hits.Last week, the musical set a field office home file with a weekly gross of $1,681,671.
Frost will proceed to be represented by lawyer Darrell Miller at Fox Rothschild and managed by Myles Frost Management.