Neil Simon Theatre | New York, New York
Behold an eye-opening moment of The King of Pop’s life this Friday 31st May 2024 — MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the top-rated Neil Simon Theatre!
Centered around the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, this toe-tapping biographical musical will unveil pivotal episodes in the Grammy Award winner’s celebrated career that flung him into unmatched prestige. It will showcase more than 25 of Michael's best-selling hits, such as “Bad” and “Smooth Criminal,” plus his most memorable dances in an event overflowing with style, theatrics, and soul.
Choreographed and directed by Tony awardee Christopher Wheeldon, MJ the Musical follows a uniquely compelling book written by two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient Lynn Nottage, with up-and-coming artist Roman Banks in the titular role. Its Broadway debut in 2021 was an immediate box-office success, winning three Drama Desk Awards and four Tony Awards, paving the path to this year’s inaugural national tour.
Book your tickets soon for MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Friday 31st May 2024!
Flit your feet fast, smooth criminals! The newest jukebox production on Broadway has taken up some wheels, and it’s heading to your nearest theater this spring! MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson’s touring debut will be taking over the country's biggest venues in its extensive run, with a special showing you can't pass up LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre on Friday 31st May 2024.
Explore a never-before-seen part of the Billboard chart-breaking King of Pop’s life in breathtakingly vivid detail as this multi-awarded exhibition recreates the most critical moments that sent him into a meteoric rise to stardom. Primarily focused on the record-breaking 1992 Dangerous World Tour, the production tells a fascinating story from behind the curtains in 2 hours and 30 minutes of revealing anecdotes and true accounts, interspersed by Jackson’s ambitious spirit, flawless sound, and entrancing motion.
“MJ prevails in revealing the ingenuity of Michael Jackson — the larger-than-life singer, songwriter, dance maker, video innovator, and fashion provocateur who left an indelible mark in pop culture history.”
This Michael Jackson musical debuted in 2021 as an instant box-office success, earning four awards from the Tonys, three from Drama Desk, and one from the Outer Critics Circle. It was specifically noted for its choreography, which showcases MJ's revolutionary dance steps, such as the “Robot,” with immaculate fluidity. This forthcoming nationwide run will again present two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s riveting book, with direction and choreography from Tony Awarded director Christopher Wheeldon. In terms of music, the production will enact over 25 of Jackson’s best-selling classics, such as “Beat It,” “Black or White,” and “Billie Jean.”
Anticipate a once-in-a-lifetime theatrical experience this Friday 31st May 2024 as MJ - The Life Story of Michael Jackson brings up the noise in New York LIVE at the Neil Simon Theatre! Popular for its historical grandeur and top-of-the-line amenities, this event space will take the production up a notch through pristine lighting, immersive views, and exquisite acoustics. Book your reservations soon!