Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center | Charlotte, 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 fall, you can catch one of the most captivating 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 Charlotte, North Carolina, MJ will be coming over to dominate the Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center for the month of October! See this breathtaking biographical epic on Sunday 1st October 2023 with your family and friends! The story is based on Michael Jackson’s decisive moments in his career and hidden moments of his Dangerous World Tour! You’re guaranteed to have a thrilling experience with Michael Jackson’s essential events as well as the vibrant revival of his iconic hits! Grab your chance and secure tickets now! Don't miss out on this memorable opportunity to be a part of the magic of MJ!
MJ the Musical delves into Michael Jackson’s life as he navigates through fame and hurdles as the world’s largest pop star. The musical delivers over 25 of his astonishing 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 career and artistry will surely help you know what the King of Pop is like beneath his massive fame.
Written by esteemed writer Lynn Nottage with dance choreography 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 boring 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 emotional 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 joy after seeing the musical. "Watching MJ, one easily suspects its top-flight creative team was motivated by the same intense drive. Aside from the pedestrian framing device, MJ pushes hard and unceasingly to move beyond the just-good-enough nostalgia that can turn even inferior jukebox productions into crowd-pleasers. It succeeds: MJ is a incredibly entertaining spectacle."
If you’re keen on seeing MJ this fall, you should check out the performances in Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center this October 2023. The Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is Charlotte’s premier entertainment destination and has an notable reputation for providing top-tier entertainment to music and art lovers in the city and beyond. The Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center is equipped with relaxing seating, a great view of the stage, advanced sound and light technology, and top-notched facilities – all provided to ensure the optimum entertainment experience!
Catch MJ the Musical – The Life Story of Michael Jackson on Sunday 1st October 2023 at the Belk Theatre at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center by clicking on the Get Tickets link! Get in on the action and be a part of history in the making with MJ the Musical! Secure your seats now and enjoy the magic of MJ live on stage!