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Michael Jackson ONE Sunday Matinees Begin June 29

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Cirque du Soleil and the Estate of Michael Jackson present

MICHAEL JACKSON ONE
Story and directed by Jamie King

EXCLUSIVELY AT MANDALAY BAY IN LAS VEGAS

 

Cirque du Soleil and the Estate of Michael Jackson present Michael Jackson ONE in Las Vegas, a new creation taking residency exclusively at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Directed by Jamie King, this entirely new show is the second creative project to be developed between Cirque du Soleil and The Estate of Michael Jackson after the top grossing Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour, currently playing arenas in North America as it travels the world.

 

The show
Michael Jackson ONE is a sonic, tonic fusion of acrobatics, dance and visuals that takes the audience on an immersive journey through the music and spirit of Michael Jackson.

 

Driven by Michael’s powerful, multi-layered music – heard like never before in a riveting, state-of-the-art surround-sound environment – ONE takes the audience through a series of seamless visual and musical tableaux, at the heart of a world that is in turn majestic, playful, magical and heart-warming.

 

In Michael Jackson ONE, Michael’s artistry and spirit are expressed through the vibrant energy of the cast of 63 dancers and performers, underscored by aerial performance, driving acrobatics, and vivid choreographies that use the urban/hip hop idiom as a springboard for exploration.

 

ONE is a heartfelt tribute to the work, innovative spirit, and legacy of Michael Jackson – the King of Pop, the genius, the visionary, the One.

 

The name
Michael Jackson believed that all people are unique and equal, regardless of race or culture. His message was one of unity, harmony and hope for a better world. At once evocative and enigmatic, the name Michael Jackson ONE also presents a paradox: Michael was a multifaceted artist who strove to fuse together various musical styles and art forms.  It is a fitting title for a unifying journey into the world of the King of Pop, the genius, the visionary, the One.

 

Along with Jamie Kingwho started his career as a dancer on Michael’s Dangerous World Tour and also directed the arena touring show Michael Jackson The ImmortalWorld Tourby Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson ONEwill bring together the creative minds behind the Michael Jackson Estate, John Branca and John McClain, and the diverse talents of the following creators:

 

Guy Laliberté – Creative Guide
Jean-François Bouchard – Chief Creative Content Officer
Jamie King – Story Creator and Director
Welby Altidor – Director of Creation
Carla Kama – Associate Director
Kevin Antunes – Musical Director
François Séguin – Set and Props Designer
Zaldy Goco – Costume Designer
Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon – Creators for the scene Man in the Mirror
Travis Payne – Choreographer
Rich and Tone Talauega – Choreographers
Parris Goebel – Choreographer
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui – Choreographer
Ivan « Flipz » Velez – Choreographer
Olivier Simola – Choreographer
Rob Bollinger – Acrobatic Performance Designer
Germain Guillemot – Acrobatic Performance Designer

Ben Potvin – Acrobatic Choreographer
Andrea Ziegler – Acrobatic Choreographer
Raymond St-Jean – Projections Designer
Jimmy Lakatos – Projections Designer
David Finn – Lighting Designer
Jonathan Deans                – Sound Designer
Pierre Masse – Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer
Nathalie Gagné – Makeup Designer
Brian Drader – Dramaturge
Manon Beaudoin – Characters’ Guide
Henry Fong – Illustrator
Dago Gonzalez – Image Content Designer
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:

  • Michael Jackson ONE performs Saturdays to Wednesdays at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.
  • Starting June 29, Sunday performance times will be 4:30pm and 7:00pm.
  • There are no performances on Thursdays and Fridays.

 

TO RESERVE TICKETS:

TICKET PRICES:

  • Saturdays (both performances) and Sundays to Wednesdays 7:00pm:  $69, $99, $135, $145, $160, plus LIMITED Golden Circle seating.  Prices do not include tax or fees.
  • Sundays 4:30pm and Mondays to Wednesdays 9:30pm:  $69, $99, $130, $140, $155, plus LIMITED Golden Circle seating.  Prices do not include tax or fees.
  • Tickets are available 120 days in advance of the performance date.

 

Like Michael Jackson ONE on Facebook or Tweet us: @Cirque #MJOne.

 

Cirque du Soleil
Michael Jackson ONE is Cirque du Soleil’s 8th production in Las Vegas since Mystère in 1993. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,000 performing artists from close to 50 different countries.

 

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit www.onedrop.org.

 

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Michael Jackson ONE Sunday Matinees Begin June 29
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Michael Jackson ONE performs Saturdays to Wednesdays at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. Starting June 29, Sunday performance times will be 4:30pm and 7:00pm. There are no performances on Thursdays and Fridays.

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