MJ The Musical
Presented by Michael Cassel Group in association with Sydney Lyric Theatre
From February '25 in 11 months. Sydney Lyric Theatre, Pyrmont.
Startin' Somethin' in Sydney
He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson's unique and unparalleled artistry is heading to Australia in the multiple Tony Award®-winning new musical MJ.
Centred around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson into legendary status.
MJ takes audiences back to 1992 and inside the creation of the iconic Dangerous World Tour. The production goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Michael Jackson into legendary status.
Featuring more than 25 of Michael Jackson's greatest hits from across his career including Beat It, Smooth Criminal, Man in The Mirror and Thriller, MJ has captured the hearts and imaginations of Broadway audiences where it consistently plays to packed houses, has people leaping from their seats every night and has earned enormous acclaim.
The internationally renowned creative team for MJ also includes Scenic Design by Tony Award and two-time Emmy Award winner Derek McLane (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Lighting Design by six-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz(Once), Costume Design by Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Paul Tazewell(Hamilton), Sound Design by Tony Award and Olivier Award winning Gareth Owen (Come From Away), Projection Design by two-time Tony Award nominee Peter Nigrini (Dear Evan Hansen), and Hair & Wig Design by two-time Emmy Award nominee Charles LaPointe (The Color Purple). Musical Supervision is by Tony Award nominee David Holcenberg (Matilda), and the Orchestrations and Arrangements are by David Holcenberg and Tony Award winner Jason Michael Webb (The Color Purple).
Sydney Lyric Theatre
One of Sydney's premier live entertainment venues, Sydney Lyric is the place to experience musicals, theatre, concerts, opera and ballet. Situated inside The Star entertainment complex, the theatre has been home to some of Sydney's most notable theatre events including the Phantom of the Opera, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Matilda the Musical, The Book Of Mormon and Hamilton.
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