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Michael Jackson The Immortal kicks off October 2

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Michael Jackson The Immortal

Cirque du Soleil has a history of creating shows around specific themes, including musical artists like The Beatles. In that vein, they've designed a brand-new spectacle to honor Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, in Michael Jackson The Immortal. Buzz has been building for over a year, but the tour's finally about to launch! See below for a full list of current scheduled dates, and check out the Michael Jackson The Immortal tickets page for future updates.

CityRun DatesCityRun Dates
Montreal, QC10/2-10/3/2011Kansas City, MO2/21-2/22/2012
Ottawa, ON10/7-10/8/2011Indianapolis, IN2/24-2/25/2012
Hamilton, ON10/12-10/13/2011Miami, FL3/2-3/3/2012
Detroit, MI10/15-10/16/2011Jacksonville, FL3/7-3/8/2012
London, ON10/18-10/19/2011Raleigh, NC3/10-3/11/2012
Toronto, ON10/21-10/23/2011Charlotte, NC3/13/2012
Winnipeg, MB10/26-10/27/2011Milwaukee, WI3/16-3/18/2012
Saskatoon, SK10/29-10/30/2011Montreal, QC3/20-3/22/2012
Edmonton, AB11/1-11/2/2011Quebec, QC3/24-3/25/2012
Vancouver, BC11/4-11/6/2011Minneapolis, MN3/27-3/28/2012
Seattle, WA11/9-11/10/2011Newark, NJ3/30/2012
Spokane, WA11/12-11/13/2011New York, NY4/3-4/5/2012
Eugene, OR11/15/2011Long Island, NY4/7-4/8/2012
Portland, OR11/18-11/20/2011Philadelphia, PA4/10-4/11/2012
Salt Lake City, UT11/28-11/29/2011Pittsburgh, PA4/13-4/15/2012
Las Vegas, NV12/3-12/27/2011State College, PA4/24-4/25/2012
Phoenix, AZ12/30-12/31/2011Columbia, SC4/27-4/28/2012
Boise, ID1/3-1/4/2012Baltimore, MD5/5-5/6/2012
Denver, CO1/6-1/8/2012Worcester, MA5/16-5/17/2012
Sacramento, CA1/10-1/11/2012Dayton, OH6/6-6/7/2012
San Jose, CA1/13-1/15/2012Columbus, OH6/9-6/10/2012
Oakland, CA1/17-1/18/2012Nashville, TN6/12-6/13/2012
San Diego, CA1/21-1/22/2012Austin, TX6/15/2012
Anaheim, CA1/24-1/25/2012San Antonio, TX6/23/2012
Los Angeles, CA1/27-1/29/2012Atlanta, GA6/29-6/30/2012
St. Louis, MO2/7-2/8/2012Montreal, QC7/6-7/7/2012
Houston, TX2/10-2/12/2012Washington, DC7/13-7/15/2012
New Orleans, LA2/15-2/16/2012Cleveland, OH7/17-7/18/2012
Tulsa, OK2/18-2/19/2012Chicago, IL7/20-7/21/2012

Are you going to see the show near you? Or would you rather spend your money on a different show? Tell us in the comments!

 

From the screen to the stage: 5 upcoming movie musicals

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I’ve been hearing a lot of people talking about upcoming musicals that have been adapted from movies, including Bring it On and Rocky. So I thought I’d do some do some research and give you five upcoming projects, and how well I think they will do.

The Nutty Professor: The Musical

The latest news: This one is still in the early stages, and I can’t find too much info on it. But rumor has it that Jerry Lewis himself is bringing the show to Broadway, and musical legend Marvin Hamlisch (one of the few EGOT winners) has written almost 20 songs for the project.

How it'll do: Taking into account the great popularity of the movie (and its remake) and the star power involved, this could be amazing. Of course, those are also the same things Spider-Man had going for it, and look what happened to that.

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