Durham Performing Arts Center | Durham, North Carolina
The world was never the same when the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, passed, but his legacy and music live on and will continue to entertain fans for many years to come. This season, you can catch one of the most thrilling Michael Jackson biographical projects to come out lately! MJ the Musical tells the life story of Michael Jackson! The musical, which recently premiered on Broadway, will now set out on a national trek and hit all the major cities in North America! Lucky for fans in Durham, North Carolina, MJ will be coming over to take over the Durham Performing Arts Center for the month of October! See this spectacular biographical epic on Thursday 12th October 2023 with your family and friends! The story is based on Michael Jackson’s crucial moments in his career and hidden moments of his Dangerous World Tour! You’re guaranteed to have a thrilling experience with Michael Jackson’s key events as well as the high-energy revival of his iconic hits! Grab your chance and secure tickets now! Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to experience the magic of MJ!
The upcoming national tour of the Broadway hit MJ the Musical is one of 2023's most exciting treks to come across North America! This new show featuring the music, life, and work of the King of Pop provides viewers with an in-depth glimpse of what went on behind the scenes! The Michael Jackson we all know and love has created some of the most captivating and remarkable music of the 20th century! Through MJ the Musical, fans finally have an idea of how these songs came to be. MJ the Musical brings audiences all the way to 1992 when Jackson was in the midst of promoting the Dangerous World Tour!
As the character of Michael Jackson handles through his day-to-day activities ranging from rehearsals, recording, music writing, family matters, etc. Fans will be treated to a abundance of Jackson's hits. This music will accompany pivotal scenes from Jackson's life, such as leaving Motown to join Epic Records, to working with the legendary Quincy Jones to produce his multi-platinum albums, Off the Wall and Thriller.
Deadline’s review declared that Michael Jackson lives again in this thriller of a musical. “If MJ can't contain the shock of the news that turned his 1983 television performance into an era-defining moment, it is in no short supply of its own thrills, not least the reminder, after all these years of scandal and accusations, that we once observed, in real-time, the development of undeniable talent into unavoidable genius,” say the Deadline review.
Meanwhile, the Washington Post gave props to the team behind the musical. “The creative team's painstaking work has resulted in a riveting, adrenaline rush of a show, propelled by remarkable dancing and a mesmerizing central performance by Myles Frost as the sleek, soft-spoken pop megastar.”
This season, MJ hits the road and will make a stop in Durham, North Carolina in this October! For multiple days, the musical will make the Durham Performing Arts Center its home. Guests will be pleased to know that MJ has chosen the perfect venue in Durham. Durham Performing Arts Center has a long legacy of hosting the most exciting events and shows to ever come to Durham! Fans will have the highest-quality entertainment experience thanks to Durham Performing Arts Center's impressive facilities, state-of-the-art light and audio technology, and most importantly, comfortable seating!
This is your opportunity to get a glimpse into the life story of Michael Jackson by catching MJ the Musical on Thursday 12th October 2023 at the Durham Performing Arts Center! Tickets to the show are now open for purchase! Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind chance to experience the magic of MJ the Musical! Secure your spot now and embark on a journey through the extraordinary life of the King of Pop!