Any red-blooded fan could have taken a guess and put it out there on that deserves his own Broadway play, but that’s still a far cry from seeing some news that this is actually going to happen.

Today we got some news confirming what’s up.

Is this a real ?

The answer is !

The estate of has announced they’ll be developing a hoping-for-Broadway play set for release sometime in 2020.

The musical, reflecting Jackson’s stature, features an unusually acclaimed creative team. The book is to be written by , a playwright who has won two Pulitzers, for “Ruined” and “Sweat.” And the show is to be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the artistic associate of the Royal Ballet in , who won a Tony Award for “An American in .”

following the runaway success of and ‘s Mean , it’s a new sorta gold to bring popular stories to the stage for American audiences to see as they tour .

Just like his impersonators in Times Square, the King of Pop definitely deserves his own place for the rest of time.

We’ll have more on this as the story develops.

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