Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
The world was never the same when the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, passed, but his legacy and music live on and will continue to entertain fans for many years to come. This year, you can catch one of the most remarkable Michael Jackson biographical projects to come out lately! MJ the Musical tells the life story of Michael Jackson! The musical, which recently premiered on Broadway, will now set out on a national trek and hit all the major cities in North America! Lucky for fans in New York, New York, MJ will be coming over to take over the Neil Simon Theatre for the month of December! See this astounding biographical epic on Friday 8th December 2023 with your family and friends! The story is based on Michael Jackson’s decisive moments in his career and behind-the-scenes moments of his Dangerous World Tour! You’re guaranteed to have a fantastic time with Michael Jackson’s essential events as well as the high-energy revival of his iconic hits! Hurry and secure tickets now! Don't miss out on this memorable opportunity to experience the magic of MJ!
MJ the Musical delves into Michael Jackson’s life as he navigates through fame and difficulties as the world’s greatest pop star. The musical delivers over 25 of his astonishing 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 compilation. This in-depth look into Jackson’s journey and artistry will surely help you comprehend what the King of Pop is like beneath the surface of his massive fame.
Written by esteemed writer Lynn Nottage with 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, breathtaking 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 tedious linear bio-musical traps with this dynamic approach, replacing the usual dullness with a vivid sense of excitement.”
Meanwhile, the New York Times wrote, “The stage patterns are far more varied and emotional 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 joy after seeing the musical. "Watching MJ, one easily suspects its top-flight creative team was motivated by the same obsessive 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 incredibly entertaining spectacle."
If you’re keen on seeing MJ this winter, you should check out the performances in Neil Simon Theatre this December 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 plush seating, a great view of the stage, advanced sound and light technology, and superior facilities – all provided to ensure the optimum entertainment experience!
Catch MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson on Friday 8th December 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 partake in the magic of MJ live on stage!