Age Restriction: Suitable for ages 8 and over.
Important Info: Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.
Thriller Live continue to attract fans of the Late King of Pop to the Lyric Theatre, where they are presented with an unrivalled spectacle of epic proportions.
A famous touring musical, Thriller Live celebrates not only the solo career of Michael Jackson but also his time singing alongside siblings in The Jackson 5. It features a wide range of songs from various eras and has been a popular addition to stages across Europe, including Holland, Scandinavia and Germany, where it appeared before it opened in London’s West End in January 2009.
Michael Jackson was a musician that everyone had heard of, with a career that spanned across four decades, producing a back catalogue of records that sold hundreds of millions around the world. Thriller alone is still the best selling album of all time and altogether his record sales have amassed 750 million units. It made his death in 2009 all the more shocking, and people flocked to the Lyric Theatre on its announcement, to celebrate the life of the famous singer.
To make sure that fans can experience something as close to witnessing Jackson live as possible, Thriller Live features some incredible musical numbers alongside spectacular choreography. A lot of money has been put into creating an authentic experience, with high production values and a wide range of talented individuals onstage.
The show’s producer Derek Nicol elaborates on the experience it offers, whilst offering a further explanation to its success in a time of financial worry, declaring it “an uplifting, feel-good show with incredible choreography and sensational songs that everyone knows and loves — it's just the sort of escapist entertainment people need to take their minds off how tough life is at the moment”.
Songs that feature onstage include Jackson 5 and solo hits alike, including ABC, Dirty Diana, Earth Song, Beat It, Ben, Man In The Mirror, She’s Out Of My Life, Can You Feel It, I’ll Be There, Rock With You, Show You The Way To Go, Billie Jean and of course Thriller.
Did You Know?
• Thriller Live has become one of the biggest jukebox musicals in London. Jukebox musicals are shows in which the musical numbers are made up of previously released, popular songs. Others in the capital include Mamma Mia! and Motown The Musical.
• The current lead vocalists of the show include Jordan Alexander, Angelica Allen, J Broek, Dajiow and Haydon Eshun, amongst others (correct as of January 2017).
• The show’s dancers include Victoria LAmm, Helen Parsons, Ebony Clarke and Alex Jackson, amongst others (correct as of January 2017).
• Though this run of performances began in 2009, the show was first seen in the West End at the Dominion Theatre in 2006 and previously toured the UK.
|Booking From:||Wednesday, 29th March 2017|
|Booking Until:||Sunday, 1st April 2018|
|Running Time:||2 hours 20 minutes|
|Age Restriction:||Suitable for ages 8 and over.|
|Important Info:||Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.|
|Sat:||4pm and 8pm|
|Sun:||3.30pm and 7.30pm|
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