The Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production using Cirque du Soleil’s creativity to give fans worldwide a unique view into the spirit, passion and heart of the artistic genius who forever transformed global pop culture.
THE IMMORTAL World Tour is a riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael’s creative world. 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.
Taking place in a fantastical realm, we discover Michael’s inspiration and the wellspring of his creativity, as the secrets of his 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 inspirational music and lyrics – the driving force behind the show – brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity, underscoring Michael’s global messages of love, peace and unity.
Since its World Premiere in Montreal in October 2011, the enormously successful arena production has thrilled audiences across North America, Europe and Asia. Written and directed by Jamie King, the show includes 49 international dancers, musicians and acrobats.
From its beginnings in 1984 with a troupe of 20 street performers, Cirque du Soleil now boasts 5,000 employees, including more than 1,300 artists from more than 50 different countries, delighting more than 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities in over 40 countries. In 2013, Cirque du Soleil will present simultaneously 20 different shows around the world.
Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour opens in Brisbane this week and then Melbourne following rave reviews and wowing audiences in Perth and Sydney.
Performances will be held at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre (2-6 October) and Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena (10 to 13 October). Tickets can be purchased at Ticketek: www.ticketek.com.au
For more information, visit: www.cirquedusoleil.com/michaeljackson for details.
Image: OSA Images, costumes Zaldy Gocol, 2012 CirqueJackson I.P., LLC