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Cirque Du Soleil To Present ’Michael Jackson The Immortal World’ Tour

Originally Posted: February 14, 2012

This electrifying production combines Michael Jackson's music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity. (Courtesy Photo: S&S)

New York City - Following its commercial and critical success across North America, the Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil are proud to present "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour."

This once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production combines Michael Jackson's music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide a unique view into the spirit, passion and heart of the artistic genius who forever transformed global pop culture. Proudly sponsored by Sun Life Financial, the show is written and directed by Jamie King, the leading concert director in pop music today, and features more than 60 international dancers, musicians and acrobats.

Tickets are on sale now for all performances of "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour." Tickets are $50 to $250 each and are available on line, or at www.ticketmaster.com, or call 800-745-3000.

A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael's creative world, "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour" unfolds Michael Jackson's artistry before the eyes of the audience. Aimed at lifelong fans as well as those experiencing Michael's creative genius for the first time, the show captures the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop, celebrating a legacy that continues to transcend generations.

'The Immortal World Tour' takes place in a fantastical realm where we discover Michael's inspirational wellspring of his creativity. The secrets of Michael's inner world are unlocked - his love of music and dance, fairy tale and magic, and the fragile beauty of nature.

The underpinnings of 'The Immortal World Tour' are Michael Jackson's powerful, inspirational music and lyrics - the driving force behind the show - brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity. Through unforgettable performances "Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour" underscores Michael's global messages of love, peace and unity.

Writer and Director King has been called one of the most influential "movers and shakers" in the music industry, and the "Jerry Bruckheimer of tent-pole concert tours" by Variety. A multiple Emmy Award and MTV Video Music Award nominee, he has choreographed some of the most popular music videos and directed some of the highest-grossing concert tours of all time. For the past 12 years, he has served as Madonna's creative director, and most recently directed world tours for Rihanna, Celine Dion, Spice Girls, Britney Spears and Avril Lavigne. King has worked with an array of superstars including Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Shakira, George Michael, Elton John, Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez and Ellen DeGeneres. This is King's first show with Cirque du Soleil.

Dates Include:

 • Newark, NJ: March 30 through April 1 at the Prudential Center

 • New York City: April 3 through April 5 at Madison Square Garden

 • Long Island: April 7 through April 8 at Nassau Colisseum

 • Philadelphia, PA: April 10 through April 11 at Wells Fargo Center

 • Hartford, CT: May 5 through May 6 at XL Center

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Guest (Linda Gray) from 22032 says::
I saw this show in Indy. Michael Jackson fans have to see this show.
Feb 27, 2012 2:16 pm


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