Experience the life of the legendary King of Pop as MJ The Musical takes over North America this 2024! The brand-new musical features the events behind Michael Jackson’s career-defining events and pivotal moments! Get a glimpse of the amazing life story of Michael Jackson in this outstanding epic by writer Lynn Nottage and director Christopher Wheeldon! The jukebox musical is unlike any other you’ve seen before! Lucky for theater lovers in Denver, the musical makes its way toward the Buell Theatre this upcoming spring! Experience the different eras in Michael Jackson’s life while listening to over 25 of his most amazing hits! Expect to hear some iconic numbers, such as “Human Nature,” “Man in the Mirror,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It,” and many more! The show takes you to a timeline where Jackson promotes his Dangerous World Tour! It’s an in-depth look at his life, process, and his mindset during the peak of his career! Hurry and secure tickets now to see MJ the Musical at the Buell Theatre this spring!
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“The Best Dancing on Broadway!” – Broadway News
“A Riveting Adrenaline Rush of a Show!” – The Washington Post
“MJ is taking Manhattan with a Hurricane Force!” – Deadline
MJ – The Musical takes place behind the scenes on Michael Jackson’s Dangerous World Tour. Cast members are getting ready and warming up. The big show is in two days. Rob, the manager, instructs the performers to take their places and warm up. The star of the show, Michael Jackson (MJ), arrives and leads the performance. During the preparation, a woman named Rachel enters to interview MJ. Rachel then proceeded to ask some questions for MJ’s childhood and the hardships and terror he suffered. The tour’s preparations continue, and MJ shares ideas with his team for the tour, but he is told by his manager that they cannot afford this. Rachel keeps coming back and asking hard questions, imploring Rob to keep her away from MJ. However, MJ, who is keen on talking with Rachel, disguises himself to speak to the journalist. The show then proceeds to show pivotal events that eventually lead to MJ appearing on stage for the first show of the Dangerous World Tour.
If you’re a Michael Jackson fan, this jukebox musical is a dream come true. The music includes over 25 of the legendary pop singer’s most sensational hits. The songs span from hits during his time with the Jackson 5 all the way to his Dangerous album. This career-spanning catalog will be paired with outstanding sequences and choreographies performed by the touring production’s stellar cast. Moreover, the musical will feature a fantastic set design and replicate Jackson’s iconic looks courtesy of costume designer Paul Tazewell. MJ the Musical opened on Broadway in 2022. The production features a stellar cast with three actors playing Michael Jackson from different eras. The show also includes the Jackson family members in the cast. The production won three Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design, Outstanding Orchestrations, and Oustanding Sound Design in a Musical. At the Outer Critics Circle Award, MJ the Musical bagged the Outstanding Choreographer Award. Lastly, MJ the Musical won four Tony Awards, including Best Choreography and Best Sound Design of a Musical.
The musical will be appreciated by both die-hard and casual Michael Jackson fans. The incredible soundtrack features numerous hits from MJ’s catalog, which includes albums Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory. Songs from the Jackson 5, such as “I Want You Back,” “ABC,” “I’ll Be There,” and more. The musical will also feature some covers from The Sound of Music, Jackie Wilson, James Brown, and many more.
The touring production kicked off in the summer of 2023 and will extend all the way to the spring of 2024. The touring cast will bring in the fantastic talents of Roman Banks as MJ, Brandon Lee Harris as Michael, and Josiah Benson and Ethan Joseph as Little Michael. Devin Bowles will play the role of Joseph Jackson/Rob, Mary Kate Moore as Rachel, Josh A. Dawson as Tito Jackson and Quincy Jones, and Matt Loehr as Dave. Apart from the original creative team, the touring team will also bring in several talented people for creating magic behind the scenes.
“Captivating and Hard to Shake” – Hollywood Reporter
“Genuinely Beautiful to Experience” – New York Daily News
MJ received countless rave reviews from critics during its Broadway run. The Hollywood Reporter praised the musical for showing what life was like from MJ’s point of view. “As the narrative burrows deeper into Michael’s mind, the toll his artistry took on him is clear. He wanted to bring his audiences joyful and spectacular experiences. Still, he felt isolated and misunderstood.” Meanwhile, Deadline’s reviewer mentioned that MJ the Musical show Jackson’s “undeniable talent” that eventually blossomed into “unavoidable genius.” Moreover, the Washington Post commented on the show’s remarkable dancing and mesmerizing central performance of the lead actor.
MJ the Musical will take over the Buell Theatre during its run in Denver, Colorado. The musical will hold a total of a whopping 24 shows from April 10 to 28, 2024. Theater enthusiasts can look forward to an amazing time when they catch the musical at the Buell Theatre. The 2,800-capacity venue is currently the largest theater in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Buell Theatre boasts excellent acoustics and remarkable modern architecture, while its production facility is equipped with state-of-the-art light and sound technology. Guests will also have a fuss-free experience due to the venue’s complete facilities, excellent accessibility, and plush seating.
Catch MJ the Musical at the Buell Theatre this upcoming string! With the phenomenal success of its Broadway Production, tickets are anticipated to move fast! So, better hurry and buy your tickets now through the Get Tickets link!