A new musical called For the Love of a Glove: An Unauthorized Musical Fable About the Life of Michael Jackson, as Told by his Glove will focus on Michael Jackson’s life story from the perspective of the King of Pop’s iconic sequined glove.
To make the project even weirder, Johnny Depp is onboard to produce the stage show, which will debut on January 25th in Los Angeles. [Rolling Stone]
It was created by Julien Nitzberg and supposedly was in play before the sexual abuse allegations against Jackson changed the focus of the final deliverable. And Johnny Depp involved only perks our interest that much more, although this could just have train-wreck written all over it.
While looking to secure financing for the now-musical, Nitzberg aligned with Depp’s Infinitum Nihil production company; Nitzberg previously penned an unmade Tiny Tim biopic for Depp’s company.
Supposedly the opening night has already sold out and more dates have been added. Head here for tickets.