Walter Russell III

WALTER RUSSELL III (Little Michael) a 13-year-old Harlem, NY native, is excited to return to Broadway as Young Michael Jackson, a role he was born to play. Walter performed across the US and Canada as Young Simba in the national tour of Disney’s The Lion King before making his Broadway debut in the role in 2020. Most recently, Walter debuted at the Metropolitan Opera as Char’es Baby in Terrence Blanchard’s historic Fire Shut Up In My Bones. TV credits include “Let The Right One In” (Showtime), ABC’s “Disney Family Singalong II,” Nickelodeon’s “Lip Sync Battle Shorties” and music videos “Enough!” by Sia and “Sugar” by Sufjan Stephens. Walter has trained with Harlem School of the Arts and National Dance Institute and competes with P.U.S.H dance company. Thanks to Telsey, David Doan and Mallory Tucker at CESD, Laura Pietropinto and Marianne Leone at Terrific Talent, and the MJ Team. Love to mom.

Christian Wilson

CHRISTIAN WILSON (Little Michael) A rising superstar who was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, Christian began performing locally by the time he was 5 years old. Christian has always dreamed of performing and is very excited to make his Broadway debut in the electrifying MJ: the Musical. He is very honored to portray one of the greatest entertainers of all time and his biggest influence, Michael Jackson. He looks forward to keeping Michael’s legacy alive. Christian sends a huge thank you to Broadway and all of his supporters! IG: Chrisvanceofficial1

Devin Trey Campbell

DEVIN TREY CAMPBELL (Little Marlon), is best known for his role as Rory on ABC’s comedy, “Single Parents.” He is currently the voice of Barry, on Disney Jr’s, Eureka. Devin began his professional acting career as Young Lola in Kinky Boots on Broadway. He was also Entertainment Tonight’s kid Correspondent at the Kids Choice Awards. Devin Trey is thrilled to be back on Broadway joining the incredible cast of MJ The Musical. Follow Devin Trey’s journey on IG devintrey08


Review Quotes


“Christian Wilson (at the reviewed performance; he shares the role of Little Michael with Walter Russell III) does that famous purple hat-and-fringed-vest ensemble proud”

New York Theatre Guide

“…a talented Christian Wilson…”


“…dynamite Christian Wilson…”


“…and the actor playing young Michael of the Jackson 5 (Christian Wilson at the performance reviewed), are stunning feats of likeness and skill”

Washington Post

“…pint-size dynamo Christian Wilson…”


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