Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Behold a never-before-seen moment from the life of the King of Pop this Tuesday 28th May 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the world-class Neil Simon Theatre!
Focused around the Dangerous World Tour in 1992, this hook-laden jukebox musical will reveal momentous periods in the Guinness World Record holder’s distinguished career that launched him into unmatched prestige. It will perform more than 25 of MJ’s BIGGEST classics, including “Bad” and “Man in the Mirror,” plus his most influential dance moves in a production brimming with flair, theatrics, and spirit.
With direction and choreography by Tony awardee Christopher Wheeldon, MJ the Musical follows a distinctly gripping book by two-time Pulitzer Prize receiver Lynn Nottage, with rising star Roman Banks in the leading role. Its 2021 Broadway debut was an instant box-office success, winning three Drama Desk Awards and four Tony Awards, lighting the path to this season's first-ever North American tour.
Buy your slots ASAP for MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Tuesday 28th May 2024!
Come on out, people, and beat it! The newest jukebox production in the US has taken up some wheels, and it’s rolling toward theaters near you this spring! The touring debut of MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson will be raising the roof of North America’s biggest venues during its extensive engagement, with a sensational show you shouldn’t miss on Tuesday 28th May 2024 LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre.
Explore a unique part of the Billboard chart-breaking King of Pop’s life in breathtakingly vibrant detail as this universally acclaimed show recreates the most deciding chapters that catapulted him into superstar status. Narratively centered around the record-setting Dangerous World Tour in 1992, the production offers an intriguing tale from behind the scenes in two and a half hours of revealing anecdotes and true-to-life accounts, punctuated by Michael's idealist vision, flawless music, and entrancing motion.
“MJ succeeds in uncovering the genius of Michael Jackson — the larger-than-life singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an enduring mark in modern-day pop culture and music.”
MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson premiered in December 2021 as a rapid box-office breakout, receiving one Outer Critics Circle Award, three Drama Desk Awards, and four Tony Awards. It was specifically noted for its choreography, which exhibits MJ's revolutionary moves, such as the “Moonwalk,” with perfect finesse. This forthcoming national run will again present two-time Pulitzer Prize awardee Lynn Nottage’s riveting book, with direction and choreography from Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon. As for its score, the musical will enact more than 25 of Michael's GREATEST classics, such as “Jam,” “Black or White,” and “Billie Jean.”
Bank on a once-in-a-lifetime jukebox experience on Tuesday 28th May 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson lights up New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Renowned for its historical splendor and first-class utilities, this venue will take the production up a notch through pristine lighting, enticing sightlines, and crisp acoustics. Book your tickets today!