Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Witness a never-before-seen slice from the life of the King of Pop this Sunday 2nd June 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the top-rated Neil Simon Theatre!
Focused around 1992's Dangerous World Tour, this toe-tapping jukebox musical will unveil momentous chapters in the Guinness World Record holder’s illustrious career that catapulted him into unprecedented prestige. It will perform over 25 of MJ’s BIGGEST songs, including “Bad” and “Smooth Criminal,” plus his most memorable dance moves in an event bursting with style, theatrics, and spirit.
With choreography and direction by Tony awardee Christopher Wheeldon, MJ - The Life story of Michael Jackson follows a uniquely compelling book by two-time Pulitzer Prize titleholder Lynn Nottage, with rising star Roman Banks in the leading role. Its 2021 Broadway debut was an instant box-office success, earning three Drama Desk Awards and four Tony Awards, making way to this year’s first-ever North American tour.
Buy your seats today to see MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Sunday 2nd June 2024!
It’s thriller night right now, people! The hottest new jukebox production on Broadway has taken up some wheels, and it’s driving to your nearest theater this summer! MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson’s touring debut will be taking over the nation's premier stages in its expansive run, with a special show you shouldn’t miss LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Sunday 2nd June 2024.
Dive into a never-before-seen part of the GRAMMY Award-winning King of Pop’s life in exceptionally vibrant detail as this multi-awarded show recreates the most pivotal moments that turned his career into a thing of legend. Narratively focused on the era-defining Dangerous World Tour in 1992, the production offers a gripping story from behind the scenes in 2 hours and 30 minutes of revealing anecdotes and true-to-life accounts, punctuated by Jackson’s perfectionist spirit, impeccable music, and hypnotic movement.
“MJ triumphs in revealing the genius of Michael Jackson — the prodigious singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an everlasting mark in pop culture history.”
MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson premiered in the winter of 2021 as an immediate box-office breakout, receiving four Tony Awards, one Outer Critics Circle Award, and three Drama Desk Awards. It was distinctly acclaimed for its choreographed work, which exhibits Jackson’s revolutionary dance moves, such as the “Robot,” with faultless fluidity. This upcoming North American series will again present two-time Pulitzer Prize awardee Lynn Nottage’s enthralling book, with choreography and direction from Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon. In terms of music, the event will enact over 25 of Jackson’s best-selling hits, which include “Jam,” “Black or White,” and “Smooth Criminal.”
Anticipate an otherworldly musical experience on Sunday 2nd June 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson brings up the noise in New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Popular for its historic grandeur and high-end utilities, this venue will take the production up a notch through brilliant lighting, enticing sightlines, and crisp acoustics. Book your tickets today!