MJ The Musical

Jamaal is currently an alternate in the role of MJ in the first national tour of "MJ the Musical."

Shining brightly in his Broadway debut and a testament to his range and versatility, Fields-Green navigates this challenging role with poise, embodying the spirit and energy of one of the world's most beloved entertainers. His standout performance not only showcases his remarkable acting skills but also his remarkable singing and dancing abilities, underscoring the multi-faceted talent he brings to the production.

Fields-Green's dedication to MJ the Musical extends beyond the stage as well. He participated in a special visit to Michelle Obama Elementary School in Newark, New Jersey, alongside his castmates. The team performed songs from the hit Broadway musical, spoke about Michael Jackson’s life and his impact on music and culture, and taught the students some dance moves from the show. This event was particularly memorable, with one student remarking it was the first time they had ever seen anyone "pull off the Moonwalk," a testament to Fields-Green's convincing performance and his commitment to engaging with audiences both on and off the stage.

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Photo by Erik Carter


Jamaal Fields-Green made his mark in the theater world with his roles in the Chicago production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking musical "Hamilton". He portrayed two key characters, John Laurens and Phillip Hamilton, stepping into the bright lights of the CIBC Theatre and delivering a performance that was the realization of his dreams. Fields-Green's journey to the stage was one of dedication and persistence, with late nights in the studio and a relentless passion for practice shaping his success.

His debut performance, a joyous occasion that he described as one of the most fun experiences in his career, was witnessed by his close family. Taking on principal roles in one of the greatest shows of all time, Fields-Green demonstrated his evolution as an actor, moving from the ensemble roles of his college days to embody the essence of his characters in "Hamilton". The young actor received a one-year contract for the Chicago production and had the opportunity to showcase his talent to the show's director, Thomas Kail, and musical director, Alex Lacamoire, both Tony Award winners. Fields-Green's journey in "Hamilton" is a testament to his commitment to his craft and a promise of the great things to come in his career.

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Jamaal Fields-Green, known for his notable performance as John Laurents/Philip Hamilton in the Chicago cast of Hamilton, returned to the spotlight in the Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2022 presentation of Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy. Set in the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, this Tony Award-winning play featured Fields-Green in the role of AJ, unfolding a narrative of individuality, tradition, and courage within a deeply rooted environment. Directed by Jeffrey L. Page and enriched by Crystal Monee Hall's gospel, spiritual, and R&B score, the play offered a series of performances from February 18 to March 13, 2022.

In this critically celebrated performance, Fields-Green collaborated with an ensemble cast, including rising talents, Broadway veterans, and beloved Philadelphia actors. The Philadelphia premiere of Choir Boy, directed by PTC resident artist Jeffrey L. Page, showcased a diverse cast that featured DePaul University graduate Justen Ross, recent University of the Arts graduate Jeremy Cousar, UNC MFA Tristan André, Dana Orange known for her role in The Little Mermaid at Walnut Street Theatre, beloved Philadelphia actor Akeem Davis, and Broadway veteran PJ Benjamin. Fields-Green's performance as AJ provided a vibrant platform to display his theatrical talent, further solidifying his acting prowess following his successful tenure with the Chicago cast of Hamilton.

Choir Boy Photo by Christopher Ash

Photo by Christopher Ash