Mar 19, 2014

Cirque Du Soleil’s Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour Headed Exclusively To BB&T; Center May 23-24

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that the Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil will bring their electrifying production of Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour to BB&T Center with performances on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24.

Cirque Club members are able to purchase presale tickets online now at cirqueclub.com. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 21 at 10 a.m., at all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone (800-745-3000). Tickets will also be available at the BB&T Center box office beginning on Monday, March 24 at 9 a.m.

“We are thrilled to welcome Cirque du Soleil back to BB&T Center for two memorable days for the Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour,” said SSE Vice President of Event Programming, Kevin Grove. “This show is a uniquely special experience, combining the music of the legendary Michael Jackson with the world-famous choreography of Cirque du Soleil. Fans from South Florida and around the world who attend will be thrilled.”

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.

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