Orpheum Theatre | Minneapolis, Minnesota
The world of musical theater will never be the same when Minnesota welcomes one of the hottest new shows of this spring. Because on Friday 24th May 2024, Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota is hosting MJ - The Musical live! This unforgettable show brings some of the most shining stars of musical theater to the stage for a limited run show that you can’t afford to skip. You’ll hear a moving story that was written by one of the genius minds in the industry. And you’ll be enchanted in the memorable songs written by one of musical theater’s most critically acclaimed composers. Already critics and media outlets are reviewing MJ - The Musical to be a awesome production and one of the big surprises of the year. In fact, some fans are predicting it will be the best-selling production to come to Minneapolis this May! This unforgettable show is bound to become one of the hottest selling shows of the season and tickets will sell out fast. So make sure you order early so you don’t miss out! Beat the rush and Tap the buy tickets link below so you can order your tickets to see MJ - The Musical live at Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Friday 24th May 2024!
If you're puzzled what MJ the Musical can possibly do to give justice to the incredible life that Michael Jackson lived, just let it to the critics to swiftly define how this musical gave audiences a compelling glimpse of Jackson's point of view. The Hollywood Reporter wrote, "MJ, like its subject, is mesmerizing and hard to shake. The musical takes audiences through Jackson's life and catalog with extraordinary ease, expertly chronicling major milestones." The critic goes on to add, "His vision and work ethic become more precise, his drive to best himself at once stunning and concerning."
Some pivotal moments in MJ the Musical that happened in real life include Jackson leaving Motown Records and joining Epic, where he worked with the legendary Quincy Jones. Together, they came out with amazing efforts, Off the Wall and Thriller. Moreover, many critics praised the MJ for not being the typical generic jukebox musical. The Washington Post mentioned, "That sordid history would not seem to have foretold a jukebox musical devoted to the favorable side of Jackson's genius."
As with any Michael Jackson story, MJ also gave emphasis on the hardships the pop star went through. It also gave an glimpse of the sacrifices he had to pay for such profound fame. Variety was quick to point this out, "The demons that Jackson battles in "MJ," his father and the media, are figured as horrifying. But if there was darkness behind the angelic falsetto, a mix of light and shadow that made Michael Jackson a unique artist, "MJ" enacts a sleight of hand, insisting it didn't belong to him. It's a renouncement worthy enough of a smooth criminal."
This spring, MJ the Musical will cover numerous dates for its national tour, including several performances at the modern Orpheum Theatre. The concert hall is the optimal venue to host such a phenomenal musical. Orpheum Theatre has a long tradition and experience in providing high-quality entertainment to music and arts enthusiasts of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and beyond! Orpheum Theatre's welcoming seating, trailblazing light and sound technology, and excellent facilities guarantee that you will have the ultimate entertainment experience!
Whether you're a King of Pop fan or just a Broadway musical aficionado, you'll surely delight in the musical's plethora of hits. MJ has specially curated Jackson's vast catalog, and each of his powerful songs is given a mesmerizing scene and choreography that would make the pop star proud.
You can catch MJ the Musical - the Life Story of Michael Jackson by purchasing your tickets now. Select tickets for Friday 24th May 2024 by hitting the Get Tickets link now!