James M. Nederlander Theatre | Chicago, Illinois
People around the globe have been waiting a long time for this one, and it is finally coming to Nederlander Theatre at Ford Center for the Performing Arts on Friday 18th August 2023. This theater production will show MJ’s tale circled around his 1992 Dangerous World Tour. You will see his story in a brilliant way that will help you to see Michael in a whole new light. The visuals are absolutely dazzling and the costume design has MJ’s energy ‘written’ all over it. MJ was a hard act to follow, but the production group has done a fantastic job, so much so that tickets are quickly selling out, but we’ve got your back, get yours right here and now.
The theater show MJ is based on a book written by Lynn Nottage, who has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama twice, as well as a group of Michael Jackson's classic tunes. This musical based on the "King of Pop" has been performed on Broadway to huge applause. The musical's score will include 25 of Michael Jackson's most famous songs, such as "Beat It," "Billie Jean," and "Thriller." The global tour that Michael Jackson completed in 1992 under the moniker "Dangerous" is used as the musical’s center to give an in-depth look at Jackson's artistic efforts and all the major events that occurred during his career, commencing with his time in The Jackson 5 and moving through his solo success. This production has been nominated for a astonishing ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Leading Actor in a Musical for Myles Frost, who is making his Broadway premiere as the pop singer in this show. Christopher Wheeldon was also considered for a Tony Award in both the director and choreography categories.
Because the writing is so excellent and the set design is a marvel to behold, there is every chance that tickets will go quickly. You honestly only have this one opportunity to grab your seat before someone else gets it. Get yours, right here.