Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
If you're constantly interested 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 enthusiastic reviews when it debuted on Broadway in the year 2022!
This 2023, 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 Tuesday 10th October 2023! The show is guaranteed to deliver numerous Michael Jackson classics, such as “Smooth Criminal,” “Earth Song,” “Billie Jean,” as well as Jackson 5 classics!
MJ is not your usual jukebox show that simply belts out these awe-inspiring songs because the production is backed by an prize-winning creative team and a outstanding cast! So if you're eager on seeing this acclaimed musical at the Neil Simon Theatre this fall, you should score some tickets now! Get early access on tickets and transform your ordinary Tuesday 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 astounding opportunity to immerse yourself in the iconic music and captivating 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 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 fascinating 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 demanding, 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 incredible efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the ordinary generic 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 focus on the struggle the pop star went through. It also gave an idea 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 sly criminal."
This 2023, MJ the Musical will cover numerous dates for its national tour, including several performances at the cutting-edge Neil Simon Theatre. The concert hall is the perfect 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, groundbreaking light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the ultimate entertainment experience!
Whether you're a Michael Jackson fan or just a Broadway musical enthusiast, you'll surely appreciate the musical's multitude of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's career-spanning catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a captivating scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can catch MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by securing your tickets now. Select tickets for Tuesday 10th October 2023 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!