Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Peek into a never-before-seen moment of The King of Pop’s life on Friday 7th June 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the top-rated Neil Simon Theatre!
Focused around the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, this hook-laden jukebox musical will unveil pivotal episodes in the Guinness World Record holder’s celebrated career that launched him into unparalleled prestige. It will showcase more than 25 of Michael's greatest hits, which include “Beat It” and “Man in the Mirror,” plus his most iconic dance steps in a musical brimming with style, showmanship, and spirit.
Directed and choreographed by Tony awardee Christopher Wheeldon, MJ the Musical follows a distinctly intriguing book written by two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient Lynn Nottage, with breakout actor Roman Banks in the starring role. Its 2021 Broadway debut was an instant box-office hit, earning four Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, making way to this season's inaugural North American tour.
Reserve your seats today to experience MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Friday 7th June 2024!
It’s thriller night right now, people! The newest jukebox musical on Broadway has put on some wheels, and it’s heading toward theaters near you this summer! MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson’s touring debut will be shaking the walls of the country's biggest stages during its extensive engagement, with a special showing you shouldn’t miss LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Friday 7th June 2024.
Discover a unique slice of the World Record-holding King of Pop’s life in superbly authentic detail as this universally acclaimed musical revives the most deciding chapters that sent him into a meteoric rise to stardom. Mainly centered around the record-breaking Dangerous World Tour in 1992, the production offers an intriguing tale from behind the curtains in 2 hours and 30 minutes of exclusive anecdotes and true accounts, peppered with Michael's perfectionist spirit, flawless music, and entrancing dances.
“MJ prevails in uncovering Michael Jackson's ingenuity — the influential singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an enduring mark in pop culture history.”
MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson premiered in December 2021 as an instant box-office breakout, winning one Outer Critics Circle Award, three Drama Desk Awards, and four Tony Awards. It was particularly noted for its choreographed work, which exhibits Jackson’s inventive dance moves, such as the “Robot,” with perfect fluidity. This forthcoming national tour will once again feature 2x Pulitzer Prize awardee Lynn Nottage’s enthralling book, with direction and choreography from Tony Awarded director Christopher Wheeldon. In terms of music, the production will perform more than 25 of Michael's GREATEST songs, such as “Jam,” “Thriller,” and “Man in the Mirror.”
Anticipate a once-in-a-lifetime jukebox event this Friday 7th June 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson turns up the volume in New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Renowned for its jaw-dropping grandeur and high-end utilities, this venue will elevate the production through pristine lighting, immersive vantage points, and crisp acoustics. Buy your seats now!