MJ – The Musical at Orpheum Theater San Francisco

orpheum theatre mj musicalIf you want to get great seats into the life of the world’s greatest pop star, then this incredible music should be on your bucket list! It’s a thrilling biographical musical that gives audiences a whole new perspective into the life of Michael Jackson! MJ, as many fans and industry peers call him, has fulfilled an unbelievable career with a groundbreaking amount of commercial success! With over one billion records sold worldwide, it is no wonder this remarkable artist deserves an exhilarating musical! MJ The Musical will hit the road for the first time in the U.S., and it’s slated to light up numerous major venues, including the Orpheum Theater in San Francisco! From January 30th to February 25th, 2024, MJ The Musical makes its way to town and will deliver multiple two-hour and 30-minute performances that show audiences a glimpse into the life of Michael Jackson! If you wanted to know what it was like to be the world’s biggest music star and enjoy his amazing iconic hits, then you better hurry and secure your tickets now before it’s too late! 

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“Captivating and hard to shake!” – Hollywood Reporter.

“Blossoming of undeniable talent!” – Deadline

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One can confidently say that Michael Jackson’s life is pretty interesting. From the glitz and glamor to the amazing artistry and grandeur of being on tour and performing in front of thousands of adoring fans – it can look like the Prince of Pop pretty much had it all. But unless you live under a rock, you’d know that Micahel Jackson’s life was more than just his incredible fame. What goes on behind the scenes can pretty be challenging with demands from his management, fans, and other tedious obligations. Michael Jackson simply wants to be heard, and this biographical musical, which serves as a semi-adaptation of his life, will show audiences key moments during his famed Dangerous Tour! 

The Tony Award-winning musical pulls out all the stops by including multiple Michael Jackson staples! If you are a fan, you’ll surely have an ecstatic time listening to remarkable fan favorites like “Human Nature,” “ Billy Jean,” “Man in the Mirror,” “Beat It,” and many more. But aside from MJ’s phenomenal hits, fans can look into eras of his life from his time with The Jackson 5 all the way to the Dangerous Album. It’s a jukebox musical but not the typical, run-of-the-mill sing-the-hits type of shindig. MJ The Musical brings a new perspective and an understanding of what the pop star goes through during pivotal moments of his life. It’s a project that has the blessing of MJ’s family, and it gives his fans a much-needed look into the pop star’s point of view. 

The musical is set during the peak of Michael Jackson’s Dangerous World Tour. MJ is getting ready for the big show in two days. An interviewer named Rachel arrives backstage to ask MJ some questions. However, as the session goes on, the questions become more personal, with questions about his childhood and the terror he went through. MJ’s manager, Rob, stops the interview. But MJ, wanting the interview to go on, disguises himself to continue talking to Rachel.

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MJ The Musical is an outstanding epic written by Lynn Nottage and directed by the esteemed Christopher Wheeldon. The musical is a summary and features 25 of his most amazing hits. This 2024, MJ The Musical continues its first-ever national tour in the U.S., bringing along a fantastic cast and an even more remarkable creative team! The musical will star three Michael Jacksons – each from a different eras. Outstanding actors Roman Banks, Brandon Lee Harris, Ethan Joseph, and Josiah Benson will bring the beloved character to life. Meanwhile, Michael’s manager, Joseph Jackson, a.k.a. Rob, will be played by Devin Bowles. The persistent journalist who is interviewing MJ during his Dangerous tour will be performed by actress Mary Kate Moore.

“Riveting, adrenaline rush of a show!” – Washington Post

“A genuinely beautiful experience throughout!” New York Daily News

Upon its premiere in 2022, the Broadway production of MJ the Musical was met with rave reviews. The Hollywood Reporter mentioned that the musical “takes audiences through Jackson’s life and catalog with impressive ease, expertly chronicling major milestones.” Meanwhile, the Washington Post complimented the exemplary work of people behind the scenes and the Broadway production’s lead star. “The creative team’s painstaking work has resulted in a riveting, adrenaline rush of a show, propelled by remarkable dancing and a mesmerizing central performance by Myles Frost as the sleek, soft-spoken pop megastar.”

If you love Michael Jackson’s music, MJ the Musical features numerous massive hits coinciding with pivotal scenes. Audiences can look forward to hits like “Beat It,” “Billie Jean,” “Human Nature,” ‘Thriller,” and “Man in the Mirror.” Aside from MJ’s massive hits, attendees can also expect a plethora of Jackson 5 songs, including “I Want You Back,” “ABC,” “I’ll Be There,” and more. Furthermore, the musical showcases a few sensational covers, such as “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” James Brown’s “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag,” and Mick Jackson’s “Blame It On the Boogie.”

The musical moved on to earn multiple accolades, including three Drama Desk Awards, an Outer Critics Circle Award, and four Tony Awards. The scenic design of Natasha Katz brought in the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design. Meanwhile, Gareth Owen’s impeccable work won the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design. Meanwhile, choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and his team won the Tony Award for Best Choreography and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreographer. 

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“Exciting choreography by director Christopher Wheeldon.” – New York Theater

Broadway musical fans in San Francisco can look forward to an excellent 2024 season. You can definitely start your year with a bang with MJ The Musical’s multiple performances at the Orpheum Theatre! Attendees can anticipate a great entertainment experience thanks to the award-winning jukebox musical and the venue’s top-tier facilities. The Orpheum Theatre is the archetype of a gorgeously designed entertainment complex that features a fantastic ambiance, top-tier sound, light technology, and an excellent musical experience! The venue has a long-standing reputation for housing the city’s top concerts and musicals! You’re guaranteed a great night out when you catch MJ The Musical at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco this winter!

Needless to say, it’s time to secure tickets now to MJ The Musical! The show in San Francisco will run from January 30th to February 25th, 2024! You can easily select your preferred dates when you click on the Get Tickets link!