Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Here comes one of the most astounding bio-musical to be released recently – MJ the Musical is making history, and it’s set to become the buzz worthy musical of 2023! The show, which is based on The Life Story of Michael Jackson, recently premiered on Broadway and racked up positive reviews from fans and critics! This fall, the touring production will kick off and set out on a gigantic national trek, which includes a coveted stop in New York, New York! Get ready for Michael Jackson’s famous hits as this incredible jukebox musical takes over the Neil Simon Theatre on Friday 3rd November 2023! Turn your Friday into one of the unforgettable days of your life as you get a look into Michael Jackson’s life and be part of an spectacular revival of his unprecedented hits and memorable dance moves! This bio-musical pulls out all the stops for your entertainment delight! Don't wait and get those tickets now for you, your family, and your friends! Seize this chance and be a part of history in the making with MJ the Musical!
MJ the Musical delves into Michael Jackson’s life as he navigates through fame and struggles as the world’s largest pop star. The musical delivers over 25 of his extraordinary hits, including “Man in the Mirror,” “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” “Human Nature,” “Thriller,” and “Beat It.” MJ also features some of Jackson’s older hits with an outstanding Jackson 5 medley. This in-depth look into Jackson’s career and artistry will surely help you comprehend what the King of Pop is like beneath his massive fame.
Written by esteemed writer Lynn Nottage with dance choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, the musical earned numerous accolades. MJ won four Tony Awards, three Drama Desk Awards, and an award from the Outer Critic’s Circle.
“Cleverly conceived and thrillingly performed, awe-inspiring bio-musical MJ the Musical is this year’s white-hot ticket.” says the critic from Man in Chair. “Playwright Lynn Nottage sidesteps the potential boring linear bio-musical traps with this energetic approach, replacing the usual tedium with a vivid sense of excitement.”
Meanwhile, the New York Times wrote, “The stage patterns are far more varied and dynamic than in similar musicals, scoring points without words as they deliver the thrills and, following the biomusical road map, pave the way between present and past.” Over at Deadline, the critic expressed his pleasure after seeing the musical. "Watching MJ, one easily suspects its top-flight creative team was motivated by the same intense drive. Aside from the pedestrian framing device, MJ pushes hard and unceasingly to move beyond the just-good-enough nostalgia that can turn even second-rate jukebox productions into crowd-pleasers. It succeeds: MJ is a exceedingly entertaining marvel."
If you’re keen on seeing MJ this fall, you should check out the performances in Neil Simon Theatre this November 2023. The Neil Simon Theatre is New York’s premier entertainment destination and has an commendable reputation for providing top-tier entertainment to music and art lovers in the city and beyond. The Neil Simon Theatre is equipped with cozy seating, a fantastic view of the stage, state-of-the-art sound and light technology, and top-notched facilities – all provided to ensure the optimum entertainment experience!
Catch MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson on Friday 3rd November 2023 at the Neil Simon Theatre by clicking on the Get Tickets link! Seize this chance and be a part of history in the making with MJ the Musical! Secure your seats now and enjoy the magic of MJ live on stage!