Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
If you're ever curious about what life was like for Michael Jackson, MJ the Musical will give you a insight of what went on behind the scenes during his prime! The hit jukebox musical has garnered glowing reviews when it premiered on Broadway in 2022!
This year, MJ the Musical - The Life Story of Michael Jackson – will tour North America for a national tour, which includes a highly desired stop in New York, New York! You can catch a phenomenal performance of MJ the Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre on Sunday 5th November 2023! The show is guaranteed to deliver numerous Michael Jackson hits, such as “Smooth Criminal,” “Earth Song,” “Billie Jean,” as well as Jackson 5 hits!
MJ is not your ordinary jukebox show that simply sings these awe-inspiring songs because the production is backed by an acclaimed creative team and a outstanding cast! So if you're eager on seeing this Tony Award-winning musical at the Neil Simon Theatre this fall, you should score some tickets now! Get priority on tickets and make your regular Sunday into the most thrilling day of your life!
Experience MJ the Musical by clicking on the Get Tickets link now! Don't miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to immerse yourself in the legendary music and fascinating life of the one and only King of Pop!
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 promptly define how this musical gave audiences a captivating glimpse of Jackson's point of view. The Hollywood Reporter wrote, "MJ, like its subject, is mesmerizing and difficult to shake. The musical takes audiences through Jackson's life and catalog with impressive ease, expertly chronicling major milestones." The critic goes on to add, "His vision and work ethic become more demanding, 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 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 struggle 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 terrifying. But if there was darkness behind the angelic falsetto, a mix of light and shadow that made Michael Jackson a exceptional artist, "MJ" enacts a sleight of hand, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a smooth criminal."
This year, MJ the Musical will cover multiple dates for its national tour, including several performances at the cutting-edge Neil Simon Theatre. The concert hall is the optimal venue to host such a phenomenal musical. Neil Simon Theatre has a long legacy and experience in providing premium entertainment to music and arts enthusiasts of New York, New York, and beyond! Neil Simon Theatre's cozy seating, trailblazing light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the best entertainment experience!
Whether you're a Michael Jackson fan or just a Broadway musical aficionado, you'll surely delight in the musical's plethora of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's career-spanning catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a mesmerizing scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can experience MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by purchasing your tickets now. Select tickets for Sunday 5th November 2023 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!