Where to Find MJ: The Musical Tickets
Primary market tickets for MJ: The Musical will go on sale January 15 via the show’s website. Patrons can sign up for a newsletter to get more information and priority access.
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MJ: The Musical is an original jukebox musical tracing singe Michael Jackson’s life. The show will feature 25 or Jackson’s songs.
Schedule & Run Dates
MJ: The Musical is set to open in previews at the Neil Simon Theater on July 6. Opening night is August 13. A schedule for the show is not yet available.
Show Details & Reviews
The show will feature original music by Michael Jackson, with director/choreographer Christopher Wheldon overseeing the production. Two-time Pulitzer-prize winner Lynn Nottage wrote the book. The show is expected to focus on Jackson’s life and career during his 20s and 30s. The show will go behind the scenes of Jackson’s preparation for his 1992 Dangerous Tour.
Ephraim Sykes will play the King of Pop. Other cast members will include Quentin Earl Darlington, Raymond Baynard and Whitney Bashor.
Neil Simon Theatre Seating Chart + Details
Located at 250 West 52nd Street in New York City, the Neil Simon Theatre was built in 1927. It was formerly the Alvin Theater. The theater has hosted such iconic shows as Funny Face, Annie, Hairspray and Jesus Christ Superstar. The Neil Simon Theater was designated as a landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee in 1985. It seats approximately 1,362.
The Neil Simon Theatre is partially wheelchair accessible and there are wheelchair spots available in the Orchestra and seats with folding armrests in the Orchestra and Mezzanine sections. There is no elevator or escalator to the Mezzanine. The following seats have folding armrests: Orchestra G1, G2, J1, J2, P1, P2, S1, S2; Mezzanine F101, F124, H101, H124, T101, T127.
There is one wheelchair-accessible restroom on the Orchestra level.
Seats for low vision or deaf or hard-of-hearing patrons are available in Orchestra Row B, Seats 2-8 and Row C, Seats 110-113. Complimentary infrared headsets are available for those who are hard of hearing.
Standing Room Option
There are currently no standing-room only options available.
Other Venue and Show Details
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theater, and all patrons must have a ticket. The Neil Simon Theater has a strict late-seating hold. Late patrons will be held in the Promenade or Upper Lobby for approximately 22 minutes for Act 1 and 10 minutes for Act 2. Patrons will be able to view the show via a monitor during this time.
Concession stands/bar areas are located on both the Orchestra and Mezzanine levels. The bars open 30 minutes before curtain and at intermission. Restrooms are located on the Lower Lounge and Mezzanine levels.
Rush & Lottery Options
Rush and lottery options are not currently available. The box office is located at the theater, and hours will be announced once tickets go on sale.
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