The musical will premiere in Chicago with its first performance on Oct. 29 at the James M. Nederlander Theatre and run through Dec. 1. Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough is set to make its Broadway debut in 2020.
According to the Associated Press, the previously confirmed musical, inspired by Jackson’s life and music, is still under development. AP stated two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage is writing the book, using Jackson’s vast catalog of songs. Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon will direct and choreograph.