Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Behold a never-before-seen glimpse of The King of Pop’s life on Thursday 30th 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 headbanging jukebox musical will uncover momentous episodes in the Guinness World Record holder’s illustrious career that catapulted him into unmatched superstardom. It will showcase more than 25 of MJ’s BIGGEST songs, which include “Bad” and “Billie Jean,” plus his most iconic dance steps in a production bursting with flair, theatrics, and spirit.
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon, MJ - The Life story of Michael Jackson follows a singularly intriguing book written by 2x Pulitzer Prize titleholder Lynn Nottage, with up-and-coming artist Roman Banks in the leading role. Its 2021 Broadway debut was an immediate box-office success, claiming four Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards, making way to this year’s first-ever national tour.
Reserve your tickets soon to experience MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Thursday 30th May 2024!
It’s thriller night right now, people! The hottest new jukebox musical in the US has hopped on some wheels, and it’s heading toward your nearest theater this spring! The touring debut of MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson will be shaking the walls of the country's premier venues during its far-reaching engagement, with a spectacular showing you can't pass up LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Thursday 30th May 2024.
Discover a different slice of the World Record-holding King of Pop’s life in exceptionally authentic detail as this award-winning exhibition revives the most critical chapters that sent him into a meteoric rise to stardom. Primarily based on the record-breaking Dangerous World Tour in 1992, the production offers an intriguing tale from outside the spotlight in 2 hours and 30 minutes of eye-opening anecdotes and true accounts, punctuated by MJ's idealist spirit, impeccable sound, and entrancing movement.
“MJ prevails in uncovering the genius of Michael Jackson — the prodigious singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an everlasting mark in pop culture history.”
This Michael Jackson musical opened in the winter of 2021 as a rapid box-office hit, earning four Tony Awards, one Outer Critics Circle Award, and three Drama Desk Awards. It was particularly noted for its choreography, which exhibits Michael's innovative dance steps, such as the “Robot,” with perfect fluidity. This upcoming nationwide series will once again employ two-time Pulitzer Prize awardee Lynn Nottage’s enthralling book, with choreography and direction from Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon. As for its score, the production will play over 25 of Jackson’s BIGGEST classics, such as “Beat It,” “Thriller,” and “Billie Jean.”
Bank on an out-of-this-world musical experience this Thursday 30th May 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson lights up New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Famed for its historical grandeur and top-of-the-line amenities, this performing arts space will level up the production through immaculate lighting, immersive sightlines, and exquisite acoustics. Book your seats soon!