Michael Jackson’s music still resonates and sets records: The late King of Pop’s iconic “Thriller” album went 30 times platinum in the U.S., a first for any artist.
“Michael created music that takes us places so magical that we are swept away into another world where life is vibrant and colorful, and music is thrilling,” said Jamie King, creator and director of Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soliel, which has been drawing legions of entertainment fans to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino since 2013.
visuals and his recordings. Jackson’s hits come alive with state-of-the-art technology, unparalleled dance and high-flying Cirque du Soleil acrobatics set to his actual recordings and footage made possible through Cirque’s partnership with Jackson’s Estate.
Each of the theater’s 1,804 seats is equipped with three speakers for a remarkable sonic experience. To set the scene, 26 projectors and GPS tracking show vibrant imagery across almost every surface of the theater, including audiovisual walls and LED screens, props and performers.
ONE runs Friday to Tuesday with performances at 7 and 9:30 p.m.; tickets start at $69.