Saenger Theatre | New Orleans, Louisiana
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 year, you can catch one of the most remarkable 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 New Orleans, Louisiana, MJ will be coming over to astound the Saenger Theatre for the month of November! See this astounding biographical epic on Saturday 4th November 2023 with your family and friends! The story is based on Michael Jackson’s crucial moments in his career and backstage moments of his Dangerous World Tour! You’re guaranteed to have a memorable show with Michael Jackson’s major events as well as the electrifying revival of his iconic hits! Get a move on and secure tickets now! Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the magic of MJ!
MJ the Musical delves into Michael Jackson’s life as he navigates through fame and challenges as the world’s greatest pop star. The musical delivers over 25 of his amazing hits, including “Man in the Mirror,” “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough,” “Human Nature,” “Thriller,” and “Beat It.” MJ also features some of Jackson’s older hits with an stellar Jackson 5 blend. This in-depth look into Jackson’s experience and artistry will surely help you comprehend what the King of Pop is like beneath the surface of his massive fame.
Written by esteemed writer Lynn Nottage with dance sequences by Christopher Wheeldon, the musical earned numerous accolades. MJ won four Tony Awards, three Drama Desk Awards, and an Outer Critic’s Choice Award.
“Cleverly conceived and thrillingly performed, awe-inspiring bio-musical MJ the Musical is this year’s white-hot ticket.” says the critic from Man in Chair. “Playwright Lynn Nottage sidesteps the potential tedious linear bio-musical traps with this vibrant approach, replacing the usual boredom with a vivid sense of excitement.”
Meanwhile, the New York Times wrote, “The stage patterns are far more varied and expressive than in similar musicals, scoring points without words as they deliver the thrills and, following the biomusical road map, pave the way between present and past.” Over at Deadline, the critic expressed his satisfaction after seeing the musical. "Watching MJ, one easily suspects its top-flight creative team was motivated by the same fanatical drive. Aside from the pedestrian framing device, MJ pushes hard and unceasingly to move beyond the just-good-enough nostalgia that can turn even second-rate jukebox productions into crowd-pleasers. It succeeds: MJ is a incredibly entertaining wonder."
If you’re keen on seeing MJ this fall, you should check out the performances in Saenger Theatre this November 2023. The Saenger Theatre is New Orleans’s premier entertainment destination and has an commendable reputation for providing top-tier entertainment to music and art lovers in the city and beyond. The Saenger Theatre is equipped with comfortable seating, a superb view of the stage, advanced sound and light technology, and first-rate facilities – all provided to ensure the optimum entertainment experience!
Catch MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson on Saturday 4th November 2023 at the Saenger Theatre by clicking on the Get Tickets link! Don't let this opportunity slip away and be a part of history in the making with MJ the Musical! Secure your seats now and experience the magic of MJ live on stage!