Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Peek into a never-before-seen slice of The King of Pop’s life this Sunday 9th June 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the five-star Neil Simon Theatre!
Revolving around the Dangerous World Tour in 1992, this hook-laden jukebox musical will reveal pivotal periods in the Guinness World Record holder’s illustrious career that flung him into unparalleled prestige. It will showcase over 25 of MJ’s BIGGEST classics, such as “Thriller” and “Billie Jean,” plus his most iconic dances in an event bursting with flair, theatrics, and soul.
With direction and choreography by Tony awardee Christopher Wheeldon, MJ - The Life story of Michael Jackson follows a uniquely compelling book written by two-time Pulitzer Prize receiver Lynn Nottage, with rising actor Roman Banks in the titular role. Its premiere on Broadway was a meteoric box-office hit, winning four Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, making way to this season's thunderous North American tour.
Buy your seats soon to experience MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Sunday 9th June 2024!
Flit your feet fast, smooth criminals! The newest jukebox production in the US has put on some wheels, and it’s rolling to your nearest theater this summer! The touring debut of MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson will be taking over the country's biggest venues during its expansive run, with a spectacular performance you shouldn’t miss on Sunday 9th June 2024 LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre.
Delve into a never-before-seen side of the World Record-holding King of Pop’s life in superbly authentic detail as this universally acclaimed musical revives the most critical chapters that sent him into a meteoric rise to stardom. Mainly centered around the record-setting 1992 Dangerous World Tour, the production tells a fascinating story from behind the curtains in two and a half hours of revealing anecdotes and real-life accounts, punctuated by Michael Jackson's idealist vision, unrivaled music, and hypnotic movement.
“MJ prevails in revealing Michael Jackson's ingenuity — the prodigious singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an indelible mark in modern-day pop culture and music.”
MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson premiered in 2021 as a rapid box-office breakout, receiving four Tony Awards, one Outer Critics Circle Award, and three Drama Desk Awards. It was particularly noted for its choreography, which displays MJ's revolutionary moves, such as the “Moonwalk,” with faultless grace. This upcoming nationwide tour will again feature 2x Pulitzer Prize recipient Lynn Nottage’s engrossing book, with direction and choreography from the Tony Award-winning Christopher Wheeldon. In terms of music, the event will play more than 25 of Jackson’s best-selling songs, including “Beat It,” “I'll Be There,” and “Smooth Criminal.”
Anticipate an otherworldly musical event on Sunday 9th June 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson lights up New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Popular for its historical grandeur and first-class utilities, this performing arts space will level up the production through pristine lighting, immersive sightlines, and exquisite acoustics. Buy your tickets soon!