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Broadway’s A Strange Loop highlights similar experiences despite differences

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A Strange Loop playwright and star talk onstage representation

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“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”: “Intermission Song” Performance from A Strange Loop

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Pride of the Stage and Screen with Jonathan Capehart, Part 1

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Pride of the Stage and Screen with Jonathan Capehart, Part 2

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CBS
The 75th Annual Tony Awards® Performance of A Strange Loop

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Comedy Central
“The Daily Show”: Trevor Noah interviews Michael R. Jackson

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“CBS Sunday Morning”: A Strange Loop playwright Michael R. Jackson on his emotional autobiography

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NPR
A Strange Loop Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

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“Late Night With Seth Meyers”: Michael R. Jackson interview

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“Memory Song” featuring Jaquel Spivey

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Behind the Scenes of the Original Broadway Cast Recording

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“Intermission Song” featuring the Broadway Cast

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NPR: A Strange Loop writer and composer started out on Broadway as an usher

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“The Fabulous Invalid” Podcast interviews Michael R. Jackson

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PBS’s “American Masters” Podcast: Understanding the History and Mystery of Michael R. Jackson

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Slate / “Working” Podcast: Isaac Butler interviews Michael R. Jackson

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NPR’s “Weekend Edition”: Pulitzer winner at the worst possible time, ‘A Strange Loop‘ is Broadway-bound

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NPR’s “All Things Considered”: Ari Shapiro speaks with Michael R. Jackson

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Articles

Fast Company
Michael R. Jackson reveals the genius behind his hit musical A Strange Loop

On the evening last June when Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop won Best Musical at the Tonys, Broadway fans were hardly surprised.

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Vogue
Jaquel Spivey Is On the Ride of His Life

“By the time we got to Broadway, I’d fine-tuned him. This person is in my body—he’s real to me, but he’s also not me. I’m able to take him off and go home and be Jaquel.”

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Them
Michael R. Jackson Is Remaking Broadway In His Own Image

Even with a Pulitzer Prize and two Tonys, the brilliant mind behind A Strange Loop is nowhere near ready to slow down.

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American Theatre
A Strange Loop Takes a Victory Lap That Was Years in the Making

When he put “Broadway” in a song lyric, Michael R. Jackson was unwittingly naming the destination, and the destiny, for his unapologetically Black and queer musical, which won the Best Musical Tony last night.

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Vanity Fair
A Strange Loop‘s Jaquel Spivey Wanted to Show “How Fabulous and Glamorous” a Large Male Body Can Look at the 2022 Tony Awards

The actor looked to Andre Leon Talley for inspiration.

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Vulture
A Strange 20-Year Loop to Broadway

Through its lengthy development process, A Strange Loop underwent countless loop the loops of revisions, workshops, and more revisions. Here, its key players detail the dizzying path to production — and the sense of déjà vu that drove its success.

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ABC
Broadway musical A Strange Loop brings message of perseverance you have to see

Sandy Kenyon: “A Strange Loop demonstrates how each of us can overcome self-doubt and shame to silence those negative voices in our heads, and then go on to amaze ourselves with what we can achieve.”

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The Guardian
L Morgan Lee on making Broadway history: ‘I could not stop crying’

The actor has become the first openly trans performer to receive a Tony nomination for her role in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop.

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Ebony
Interview with Jaquel Spivey and Michael R. Jackson

The two discuss the Tony-nominated musical and their complicated relationship with Tyler Perry.

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TIME
TIME names Michael R. Jackson One of the 100 Most Influential People of 2022

Billy Porter writes how the creator of A Strange Loop inspired him.

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Broadway.com
Tony Nominee Michael R. Jackson on How A Strange Loop Is ‘Emotionally Autobiographical’

The writer sat down with Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek at the Time Hotel to talk about the musical’s 20-year journey to Broadway and more.

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The New York Times
‘Know that it’s possible’: L Morgan Lee on her trailblazing Tony nomination

L Morgan Lee made theater history on Monday, becoming the first openly transgender performer to be nominated for a Tony Award.

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Playbill
“Thoughts” on A Strange Loop

The ensemble cast of Michael R. Jackson’s meta musical share their experiences in the new Broadway musical.

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The New York Times
Michael R. Jackson’s Big Broadway Thriller

With his bravura meta-musical A Strange Loop, the playwright is showing Broadway audiences something they have never seen before.

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The New York Times
Jaquel Spivey: “I Deserve to Be Here”

Jaquel Spivey graduated from college last May. Now he’s making his Broadway debut as the star of Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, A Strange Loop.

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Broadway Direct
Meet the Dynamic Ensemble of “Thoughts”

L Morgan Lee, Jason Veasey, John-Michael Lyles, Antwayn Hopper, and John-Andrew Morrison gave Broadway Direct their own thoughts about working on A Strange Loop.

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The New York Times:
What Makes Michael R. Jackson Tick, and What Ticks Him Off

The young, gay, Black creator of the musical A Strange Loop talks about his process, Liz Phair, soap operas, and just about everything else.

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GQ
Michael R. Jackson Makes Musical Theater for the Revolution

For GQ’s Give It Up series, playwright and composer Michael R. Jackson talks about the importance of Musical Theatre Factory, the organization devoted to underrepresented voices that first produced his Pulitzer Prize–winning musical A Strange Loop.

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