Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
This fall, you can witness the life and career of the world's greatest pop star through a mesmerizing stage musical! MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson – is finally embarking on tour, and it's set to take over season with numerous dates across North America! Catch this Tony Award-winning spectacle as it features the incredible 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 this November, MJ the Musical will be making its way to New York, New York! Get ready for a wonderful performance on Saturday 11th November 2023 as the stage at Neil Simon Theatre glows with Michael Jackson's biggest hits! This incredible musical takes the audience on a trip to 1992 during the significant events of Michael Jackson's Dangerous World Tour! The performance will reveal pivotal and defining moments that led to the lasting legacy of the world's biggest pop star!
Hurry and grab tickets now to experience MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson at Neil Simon Theatre!
If you're puzzled what MJ the Musical can possibly accomplish to give justice to the incredible life that Michael Jackson lived, just leave 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 precise, his drive to best himself at once astonishing and concerning."
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 amazing efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the ordinary generic jukebox musical. The Washington Post mentioned, "That sordid history would not seem to have foretold a jukebox musical devoted to the upside of Jackson's genius."
As with any Michael Jackson story, MJ also gave focus on the challenges the pop star went through. It also gave an glimpse of the price 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 terrifying. But if there was darkness behind the angelic falsetto, a mix of light and shadow that made Michael Jackson a singular artist, "MJ" enacts a trick, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a smooth criminal."
This year, MJ the Musical will cover countless dates for its national tour, including several performances at the cutting-edge Neil Simon Theatre. The concert hall is the ideal venue to host such a extraordinary musical. Neil Simon Theatre has a long legacy and experience in providing top-tier entertainment to music and arts enthusiasts of New York, New York, and beyond! Neil Simon Theatre's comfortable seating, groundbreaking light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the best entertainment experience!
Whether you're a King of Pop fan or just a Broadway musical enthusiast, you'll surely enjoy the musical's plethora of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's career-spanning catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a spellbinding scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can experience MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by reserving your tickets now. Select tickets for Saturday 11th November 2023 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!