By Adam Hetrick
and Michael Gioia
03 Sep 2013
"42nd Street will shine brighter than it ever has before," NEWSical producer Tom D'Angora said in a statement. "La Toya will do what the Jackson family does better then anyone else in the world: entertain!"
Jackson has released a slew of Billboard-charting songs including "Just Wanna Dance" and "Free the World." She has also been featured on several leading reality television shows including "Celebrity Apprentice," "America's Next Top Model" and "RuPaul's Drag Race." Jackson currently stars on her own hit reality show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, "Life with La Toya."
NEWSical The Musical has previously featured special guests Perez Hilton, Andrea McArdle, Cheri Oteri and Carson Kressley.
NEWSical The Musical, created and written by Rick Crom, is directed by Mark Waldrop and produced by D'Angora. Rounding out the creative team are Ed Goldschneider (music director), Jason Courson (set designer) and Krystal Roccaro (stage manager).