Broadway Actor james beaks, who starred in the productions of kinky Boots And ragtime, and most recently appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar 50th Anniversary Tour, He was arrested on charges related to the January 6 riots at the Capitol in Milwaukee and was suspended from his role in the show.
beaks, 49, was charged up Charges of obstructing Congress and illegal entry into a restricted building, along with charges of felony and misdemeanor.
The Justice Department said Beaks was part of a group called Oath Keepers who climbed the Capitol stairs and “forcibly entered” the Capitol building, and was also part of a “mob of people,” some of whom “attacked law enforcement.” .
Investigators identified Beaks as the “Michael Jackson ‘BAD’ World Tour Jacket” he wore when he entered the Capitol; Beaks says that he performs as an impersonator of Michael Jackson on his social media.
Beaks was arrested Tuesday in Milwaukee, where Jesus Christ Superstar The tour was scheduled to perform a series of shows this week,