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MJ: The Musical

April 2 - April 7

Roman Banks as ‘MJ’ and the cast of the MJ First National Tour. Photo by Matthew Murphy

He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to Tucson as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own. Created by Tony Award®-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldonand two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, 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 Michael Jackson into legendary status. MJ is startin’ somethin’ as it makes its Arizona premiere at the Centennial Hall in April 2024.

The MJ creative team features Scenic Design by two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Derek McLane, Lighting Design by seven-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz, Costume Design by Tony and Emmy Award winner Paul Tazewell, Sound Design by Tony Award winner Gareth Owen, Projection Design by two-time Tony Award nominee Peter Nigrini, and Hair & Wig Design by two-time Emmy Award nominee Charles G. LaPointe. The creative team also features Musical Supervision by Tony Award nominee David Holcenberg, Orchestrations and Arrangements by David Holcenberg and Tony Award winner Jason Michael Webb, and Music Direction by Victor Simonson.  Casting by The Telsey Office / Rachel Hoffman, CSA, Lindsay Levine, CSA.


“This is one mind-blowing, unforgettable production that rocks in every way”



MJ is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission

Performance Schedule
DateStart Time
Tuesday, April 27:30 PM
Wednesday, April 37:30 PM

Thursday, April 47:30 PM
Friday, April 58 PM
Saturday, April 62 PM(ASL Interpreted Performance)
Saturday, April 68 PM
Sunday, April 71 PM
Sunday, April 76:30 PM(Open Caption)


April 2
April 7
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Broadway in Tucson
(520) 903-2929
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Centennial Hall
1020 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85721 United States
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