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 fall, you can catch one of the most phenomenal 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 astound the Neil Simon Theatre for the month of November! See this astounding biographical epic on Friday 24th November 2023 with your family and friends! The story is based on Michael Jackson’s significant moments in his career and behind-the-scenes moments of his Dangerous World Tour! You’re guaranteed to have a blast with Michael Jackson’s notable events as well as the electrifying revival of his iconic hits! Grab your chance and secure tickets now! Don't miss out on this memorable opportunity to be a part of the magic of MJ!
If you're wondering what MJ the Musical can possibly accomplish 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 hard to shake. The musical takes audiences through Jackson's life and catalog with extraordinary ease, expertly chronicling major milestones." The critic goes on to add, "His vision and work ethic become more exacting, his drive to best himself at once breathtaking and concerning."
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 astounding efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the conventional 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 emphasis 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 terrifying. But if there was darkness behind the angelic falsetto, a mix of light and shadow that made Michael Jackson a exceptional artist, "MJ" enacts a sleight of hand, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a smooth criminal."
This fall, MJ the Musical will cover multiple dates for its national tour, including several performances at the state-of-the-art Neil Simon Theatre. The concert hall is the optimal venue to host such a phenomenal musical. Neil Simon Theatre has a long history and experience in providing high-quality 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 best entertainment experience!
Whether you're a King of Pop fan or just a Broadway musical aficionado, you'll surely delight in the musical's multitude of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's comprehensive catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a mesmerizing scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can see MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by reserving your tickets now. Select tickets for Friday 24th November 2023 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!