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"Michael Jackson would have loved this show. It's big and bright and outrageous. Some of it doesn't even seem possible. Amazing music, killer choreography, stellar costumes, and a ridiculously talented cast make this show shine. "
Huffington Post
"Singing Pageant of Pop, With a Circus Atmosphere… He probably would have savored this family-friendly extravaganza."
The New York Times
"There were colors everywhere. The choreography was out of this world and the technique impeccable. Michael Jackson had only the best dancers by his side, and this crew easily fit that mold. If you love Michael Jackson, or razor-sharp choreography, or '80s and '90s nostalgia in any way, you will love this show."
LA Weekly
"Cirque du Soleil, famous for their spectacular and grandiose shows, transformed the Center into a fantastical Neverland where the power of lighting, props and acrobatics created a sense of magic and child-like wonder Jackson so famously revered."
Examer.com
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We saw the show in Dallas last night. Having seen many Cirque du Soleil performances, I was unpleasantly surprised at the quality of this show. We sat in the upper balcony of a big arena, so perhaps my perspective was tainted by the lack of intimacy in the experience. But, I was bored much of the time. Too expensive for what it was. Boo! That said, we saw Kurios in Montreal last month and liked it much better. Nothing beats O, to me. But, I have not seen them all.

Member since December 2013

Jason DeMott, United States

Sunday, July 27, 2014 5:11 PM

Unbelievable choreography, fantastic special effects, amazing dancing, terrific sound. One of the best Cirque shows we have seen. A Must Go for anyone who likes Michael Jackson's music.

Member since July 2014

Carol Garland, United States

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:32 PM

i was very underwhelmed by this show not what you expect if you have ever been to a cirque du soleil the music was so low you could hardly hear it sometimes and the performance was just lacking there was no really wow factor The tickets are not worth what you pay very disappointing save your money on this one had seen iris in LA it was great .

Member since July 2012

sandi hassell, United States

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:05 AM

The show was great, but the main guy who was portraying Michael was awful. He just flaps his arms in the air pretty much. I didn't see him do one Michael Jackson move! I saw kids during the intermission that could have done a better job then him! I felt like I wasted a lot of money getting extremely good seats for this concert because of him. Horrilble casting on cirque du soleil part.

Member since July 2014

Kailey Crossley, United States

Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:45 PM

Guy, shame on you! Ok, tent vs temp venue - people streaming in throughout 1st act and doing bathroom and booze throughout the show. House lights @ 25% throughout show. Never in the tent. Michael - 90%, Cirque - 10%, and at that weak Cirque. Saw the Michael One trailer from Vegas and no comparison to Immortal. I can see very good dancing on "So You Think You Can Dance"! Really a waste of $100 per seat. BTW, we've seen 6 Cirque tent shows and incredibly enjoyed them all. Only blue tent.

Member since February 2003

Debbie Borowski, United States

Sunday, June 29, 2014 5:47 PM

Shame on Cirque for staging this disjointed debacle in arenas. I have seen many other shows and never had a bad seat when presented in a tent. They did not adjust the stage or production for arena viewing but collect admission on seats so far away you would have done better watching on tv. I really like Michael Jackson's music and love Cirque but this is a travesty.

Member since June 2014

Rh Vigil, United States

Saturday, June 28, 2014 10:29 AM

I hate writing this, but this show was an epic fail on Cirque's part. I have had the pleasure of seeing 5 or 6 cirque shows over the years, and the MJ Immortal show was absolutely terrible. Extremely cheesy costumes matched the poor music mix's, and lack of theme throughout the entire show. Show lacked momentum and most of the sets were unoriginal and boring. I'm sure I am biased as I saw MJ ONE in Vegas, which was AMAZING...but as far a a Cirque show goes, this show failed miserably. :-(

Member since June 2014

Shauna Kane, United States

Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:58 AM

NOT a Cirque show!! Don't waste your time or money on what is super loud music, average dancing, and nothing that says "WOW" like you would expect from Cirque. A high school song and dance performance with missed queues, poor timing and long boring periods of nothing at all. I've been a Cirque fan for many years and have enjoyed many shows but I will be asking for my money back on this one. STAY AWAY!!

Member since April 2014

Jim Harding, United States

Thursday, June 26, 2014 8:09 AM

We have been to La Nouba in Downtown Disney twice because one time just did not feel like enough. (The show was THAT amazing) however, this MJ tribute show should not even have the Cirque title in it considering how very little acrobatics it had and how lacklustre it was. The price was very steep considering the dancing also left much to be desired. The parts that were good were all MJ up on screen doing what he once did so well which was amaze the masses with his talent.

Member since June 2014

Gracelyn S, United States

Sunday, May 25, 2014 10:42 AM

HUGE DISAPPOINTMENT! I have been to only one other Cirque show before, Zumanity. I am a MJ fan and this was to say the least lack luster. There was no wow factor as one would expect from any Cirque show and to be completely honest, borderline creepy at some points. To call this MJ Cirque Du Soleil is extremely deceptive; a more appropriate title would be an MJ tribute show. For a majority of the show it was like being at a concert without the main star.

Member since May 2014

Deanna Perlowin, United States

Sunday, May 25, 2014 9:45 AM

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