Cirque du Soleil and the Estate of Michael Jackson presented the world premiere of Michael Jackson One in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 29.
Directed by Jamie King, this new show is the second creative project to be developed between Cirque du Soleil and The Estate of Michael Jackson after the Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour, currently playing arenas in Asia as it travels the world.[ Also Read: Social Media Helps Lady Gaga on the Forbes Celebrity List ]
Michael Jackson One is a show of acrobatics, dance and visuals that takes the audience on an immersive journey through the music and spirit of Michael Jackson.
In Michael Jackson One, Michael’s artistry and spirit are expressed through the energy of the cast of 63 dancers and performers, underscored by aerial performance, driving acrobatics, and vivid choreographies that use the urban/hip hop idiom as a springboard for exploration.
It is stated to be a heartfelt tribute to the work, innovative spirit, and legacy of Michael Jackson – the King of Pop.
In the picture above: Marlon Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Berry Gordy and Tito Jackson at the world premiere of “Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil” at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay on June 29, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil)