Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
If you're constantly 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 debuted on Broadway in the year 2022!
This season, MJ the Musical - The Life Story of Michael Jackson – will traverse North America for a national tour, which includes a highly desired stop in New York, New York! You can catch a remarkable performance of MJ the Musical at the Neil Simon Theatre on Wednesday 7th February 2024! The show is guaranteed to deliver numerous Michael Jackson staples, such as “Smooth Criminal,” “Earth Song,” “Billie Jean,” as well as Jackson 5 favorites!
MJ is not your usual jukebox show that simply belts out these incredible songs because the production is backed by an award-winning creative team and a stellar cast! So if you're eager on seeing this Tony Award-winning musical at the Neil Simon Theatre this winter, you should score some tickets now! Get early access on tickets and transform your mundane Wednesday into the most exciting 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 do to give justice to the incredible life that Michael Jackson lived, just leave it to the critics to promptly define how this musical gave audiences a compelling 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 remarkable 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 stunning 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 amazing efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the ordinary run-of-the-mill 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 cost 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 singular artist, "MJ" enacts a sleight of hand, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a clever criminal."
This season, 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 optimal venue to host such a remarkable 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 welcoming seating, groundbreaking light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the ultimate entertainment experience!
Whether you're a King of Pop fan or just a Broadway musical enthusiast, you'll surely enjoy the musical's multitude of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's vast catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a mesmerizing 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 Wednesday 7th February 2024 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!