Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Peek into an eye-opening moment from the life of the King of Pop on Wednesday 29th May 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the top-rated Neil Simon Theatre!
Centered around the Dangerous World Tour in 1992, this headbanging biographical musical will reveal momentous periods in the Guinness World Record holder’s illustrious career that launched him into unparalleled prestige. It will perform over 25 of MJ’s best-selling hits, which include “Beat It” and “Smooth Criminal,” plus his most memorable dance moves in a musical bursting with style, theatrics, and spirit.
Choreographed and directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon, MJ the Musical follows a singularly gripping book written by 2x Pulitzer Prize receiver Lynn Nottage, with up-and-coming star Roman Banks in the starring role. Its Broadway debut in 2021 was a meteoric success, claiming four Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, paving the path to this season's thunderous national tour.
Buy your tickets today for MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Wednesday 29th May 2024!
Come on out, people, and beat it! The newest jukebox musical in the US has put on some wheels, and it’s rolling toward your nearest theater this spring! MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson’s touring debut will be shaking the walls of the country's biggest venues during its expansive engagement, with a sensational performance you shouldn't pass up LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Wednesday 29th May 2024.
Discover a different slice of the GRAMMY Award-winning King of Pop’s life in breathtakingly authentic detail as this multi-awarded show recreates the most critical moments that sent him into a meteoric rise to stardom. Narratively based on the record-setting Dangerous World Tour in 1992, the production tells an intriguing tale from behind the curtains in 2 hours and 30 minutes of eye-opening anecdotes and true-to-life accounts, peppered with MJ's ambitious soul, flawless sound, and captivating motion.
“MJ triumphs in uncovering Michael Jackson's genius — the influential singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an everlasting mark on 20th century pop culture.”
This Michael Jackson musical debuted in December 2021 as an immediate box-office success, earning one Outer Critics Circle Award, three Drama Desk Awards, and four Tony Awards. It was particularly noted for its choreographed work, which showcases Michael's inventive dance moves, such as the “Robot,” with faultless fluidity. This upcoming nationwide tour will once again employ 2x Pulitzer Prize awardee Lynn Nottage’s riveting book, with direction and choreography from Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon. As for its score, the event will enact more than 25 of Jackson’s best-selling songs, such as “Jam,” “Thriller,” and “Billie Jean.”
Bank on a once-in-a-lifetime theatrical event on Wednesday 29th May 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson brings up the noise in New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Famed for its historical splendor and high-end facilities, this performing arts space will elevate the production through pristine lighting, enticing sightlines, and exquisite acoustics. Grab your reservations today!