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Exceptional 97%. (10 audience reviews)

"MJ The Musical"

8/7/2024

"Fantastic adaptation of MJ`s artistic development over the years, clever mix of show stopping musical variety/numbers retelling his life with fresh perspective. Outstanding cast performance, capturing movement and perfect musicality."...

7/7/2024

"MJ Musical: One of the best musicals out"

"Fantastic show which I could have watched over and over. A show that definitely is recommended"...

24/3/2024

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Getting there

Prince Edward Theatre
28 Old Compton Street
London
W1D 4HS

Directions:
From Leicester Square Underground station proceed up Charing Cross Road. At the Palace Theatre turn left onto Moor Street. Take a left on to Old Compton Street. Contine along Old Compton Street and the theatre is on your right hand side. This is approximately a 2 minute walk.

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Tottenham Court Road station is 3 minute walk (297 metres)

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Performances

MatineeEvening
Monday7.30pm
Tuesday7.30pm
Wednesday7.30pm
Thursday2.30pm7.30pm
Friday7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm7.30pm

Special notes

Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 15min interval.

Booking from: 15 Jul 2024

Booking until: 29 Mar 2025

About the show

The Show
The exhilarating and award-winning Broadway musical about the iconic pop legend Michael Jackson is making its way to London's West End in March!Experience the show that two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage has written a book for, and Tony Award winner and choreographer/director Christopher Wheeldon has delivered the creation of the spectacular story and moves seen on stage. Taking the lead role of the popstar is Myles Frost, who originated the role on Broadway and won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his dazzling performance. He has been recognised as a force on Broadway and is sure to prove himself yet again at the Prince Edward Theatre in London. The story focuses on the creation of Jackson's 1992 Dangerous World Tour and the creative mind and collaborative spirit that proved him to be the official King of Pop. Through both struggles and success, Jackson rises above, and the audience get to witness what made the star a legend. This Jukebox Musical features some of Jackson's top hits, including Billie Jean, Beat It, Man in the Mirror, Thriller, Smooth Criminal, and more! The incredible choreography brings the story and music videos to the 21st century and will be sure to have the audience singing and dancing along.

History of MJ the Musical
The original Broadway production was due to premiere at the Nederlander Theatre in Chicago, US in 2019. However, due to an Actors' Equity Association strike and the COVID-19 pandemic, the production postponed the show to 2021. Finally, on December 6, 2021, MJ the Musical premiered at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City. The show was an instant success at the box office, grossing $162.5 million with at attendance of over 1 million people. The show has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and won 4 awards, including Best Actor in a Musical and Best Choreography.

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Awards and what the Critics say
"...beautiful to experience throughout, which one almost never can say about jukebox musicals." - Chicago Tribune
"Visually & sonically ravishing!" - Greg Evans, Deadline Hollywood
2022 Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Orchestrations, Lighting Design and Sound Design in a Musical
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreographer
Theatre World Award for Outstanding Debut Performance
Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Lighting Design of a Musical and Best Sound Design of a Musical


Interesting Facts About MJ the Musical
Director Christopher Wheeldon spoke about how the Musical is based around how Spielberg's Lincoln movie is made: taking one key moment in someone's life and using that as an anchor point to tell a story of the past and predict what may happen in the future.MJ the Musical is set to show at the Stage Theater an der Elbe in Hamburg, Germany and the Sydney Lyric Theatre in Sydney, Australia after its 2024 West End show, marking the show's fourth and fifth productions.

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Prince Edward Theatre
28 Old Compton Street
London
W1D 4HS

Tottenham Court Road station is 3 minute walk (297 metres)

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