April 24, 2014

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Cirque du Soleil bringing Michael Jackson back to the stage in 2011

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: The King of Pop is going back on tour. Sort of.
It was announced today that Cirque du Soleil will launch “Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour,” which will be written and directed by Jamie King. The show will combine Jackson’s music and signature choreography with Cirque du Soleil’s visual creativity for a series of live performances.
Here’s the release, in part:
A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael’s creative world and literally turns his signature moves upside down, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour unfolds Michael Jackson’s artistry before the eyes of the audience. 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.
THE IMMORTAL World Tour takes place in a fantastical realm where we discover Michael’s inspirational Giving Tree—the wellspring of his creativity. The secrets of Michael’s 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 powerful, inspirational music and lyrics—the driving force behind the show—brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity. Through unforgettable performances Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour underscores Michael’s global messages of love, peace and unity.

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour will begin in Montreal in October 2011, eventually moving through the following cities:
October 2-3
Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
October 7
Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Place
October 12
Hamilton, ON – Copps Coliseum
October 15
Detroit, MI – Joe Louis Arena
October 18
London, ON – John Labatt Centre
October 21
Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
October 26
Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
October 29
Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
November 1
Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
November 4
Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
November 9
Seattle, WA – KeyArena
November 18
Portland, OR – Rose Garden
November 29
Salt Lake City, UT – EnergySolutions Arena
December 3-11
Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Events Center
2012 Tour Schedule
January 6
Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
January 10
Sacramento, CA – ARCO Arena
January 13
San Jose, CA – HP Pavillion at San Jose
January 18
Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
January 21
San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center
January 24
Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
January 27
Los Angeles, CA – STAPLES Center
February 10
Houston, TX – Toyota Center
March 2
Miami, FL – AmericanAirlines Arena
March 24
Quebec City, QC – Colisee Pepsi
April 3
New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
April 10
Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
June 29
Atlanta, [...]