Feb 03 / 2014
Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR by Cirque du Soleil will Retrun to Raleigh
(RALEIGH, NC) – The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil announced that Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour, one of the top 10 grossing music tours of all time, will return to Raleigh on April 1-2 at PNC Arena. Since its world premiere in Montreal in October 2011, this electrifying production has thrilled audiences across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Starting February 7 at 10am, tickets will be available to the general public at www.cirquedusoleil.com/MichaelJackson and www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000 or at the PNC Arena Box Office. Tickets range from $50 to $165 each.
Created by Cirque du Soleil and directed by Jamie King, THE IMMORTAL World Tour is a departure from the company’s previous touring shows. Featuring 49 international dancers, musicians, and acrobats, it is presented in a rock concert format that combines the excitement and innovation of Michael Jackson’s music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil’s unparalleled creativity.
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, the show underscores Michael’s global messages of love, peace and unity, and the band includes some of the same artists who previously worked side by side with Michael. 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.
Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour features the diverse talents of the following creative minds: Guy Laliberté – Creative Guide; Gilles Ste-Croix – Creative Guide; Chantal Tremblay – Director of Creation; Jamie King – Writer and Director; Carla Kama – Associate Show Director; Kevin Antunes – Musical Designer; Greg Phillinganes – Music Director; Mark Fisher – Set Designer; Michael Curry – Props and Scenic Designer; Zaldy Goco – Costume Designer; Germain Guillemot – Acrobatic Performance Designer; Scott Osgood – Rigging and Acrobatic Equipment Designer; Olivier Goulet – Projection Designer; Martin Labrecque – Lighting Designer; François Desjardins – Sound Designer; Travis Payne – Choreographer; Rich and Tone Talauega – Choreographers; Debra Brown – Acrobatic Choreographer; Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo – Choreographers; Jamal Sims – Choreographer; Cloud and Tamara Levinson – Choreographers; Mandy Moore – Choreographer; Florence Cornet – Makeup Designer.