Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
This year, you can experience the journey and triumphs of the world's greatest pop star through a mesmerizing stage musical! MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson – is finally setting off on tour, and it's set to take over the season ahead with numerous dates across North America! Catch this Tony Award-winning epic as it features the unbelievable music, work, and achievements of Michael Jackson! The King of Pop just about had his entire life under the spotlight, and you're probably curious about what went on behind the scenes!
In the current December, MJ the Musical will be making its way to New York, New York! Get ready for a fantastic performance on Saturday 2nd December 2023 as the stage at Neil Simon Theatre lights up with Michael Jackson's biggest hits! This amazing musical takes the audience on a journey to 1992 during the significant events of Michael Jackson's Dangerous World Tour! The performance will present pivotal and life-changing moments that led to the enduring legacy of the world's biggest pop star!
Act quickly and secure tickets now to see MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson at Neil Simon Theatre!
If you're wondering what MJ the Musical can possibly accomplish to give justice to the incredible life that Michael Jackson lived, just let it to the critics to swiftly define how this musical gave audiences a captivating glimpse of Jackson's point of view. The Hollywood Reporter wrote, "MJ, like its subject, is fascinating and difficult to shake. The musical takes audiences through Jackson's life and catalog with extraordinary ease, expertly chronicling major milestones." The critic goes on to add, "His vision and work ethic become more exacting, his drive to best himself at once breathtaking and worrisome."
Some pivotal moments in MJ the Musical that happened in real life include Jackson leaving Motown Records and joining Epic, where he worked with the legendary Quincy Jones. Together, they came out with incredible efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the conventional average jukebox musical. The Washington Post mentioned, "That sordid history would not seem to have foretold a jukebox musical devoted to the favorable side of Jackson's genius."
As with any Michael Jackson story, MJ also gave attention on the challenges the pop star went through. It also gave an insight of the sacrifices he had to pay for such profound fame. Variety was quick to point this out, "The demons that Jackson battles in "MJ," his father and the media, are figured as horrifying. But if there was darkness behind the angelic falsetto, a mix of light and shadow that made Michael Jackson a unique artist, "MJ" enacts a trick, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a clever criminal."
This year, MJ the Musical will cover numerous dates for its national tour, including several performances at the cutting-edge Neil Simon Theatre. The concert hall is the perfect venue to host such a remarkable musical. Neil Simon Theatre has a long history and experience in providing top-tier entertainment to music and arts enthusiasts of New York, New York, and beyond! Neil Simon Theatre's welcoming seating, trailblazing light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the ultimate entertainment experience!
Whether you're a MJ fan or just a Broadway musical aficionado, you'll surely appreciate the musical's plethora of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's vast catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a spellbinding scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can catch MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by reserving your tickets now. Select tickets for Saturday 2nd December 2023 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!