MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas Show Review
MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show is the most complete Michael Jackson tribute show to hit Sin City which highlights the King of Pop’s famous career. First there was Elvis as the King of Rock-n-Roll and then came Michael Jackson on the scene to claim the title of the King of Pop. The Las Vegas show begins with his early days of performing with his family the Jackson 5 to his final days on the planet and everything great about Michael Jackson throughout his career. The 60-minute production is performing at the Mosaic Theater within the Mosaic on the Strip.
MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show is masterfully conducted on stage with six acts, six stage changes, and 15 songs performed by the absolute best Michael Jackson tribute artists in the world. The show begins by highlighting his early days with the Jackson 5 which features all the brothers on stage in their ever so groovy costumes of the 1970s that are flashy and colorful. During the first act you will be pleased with hearing classic hits from the Jackson 5 like ABC, Ben, and The Love You Save that highlight the younger Michael’s superb vocals. The first act definitely gets the audience going for what’s coming next and the younger Michael tribute artist is spot on with his moves and voice.
The second act of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show brings a little more mature Michael to the stage with a cast of dancers and band members that will has you dancing in your seat and swaying to the music. Disco was not dead yet by the late 1970s and Michael was all about being the showman. You will be amazed on how tribute artist Malachi Durant performs on stage matching Michael’s classic dance moves and bringing down the house with his voice on wonderful songs like Off the Wall, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, and Shake Your Body to the Ground. After this set of songs you fully understand why Michael’s Off the Wall had four hit singles in the Billboard Top 100 at the same time from this spectacular album.
The third set of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show brings more fun and excitement including another set change which once again highlights the incredible choreography of Michael Jackson and MJ: The Evolution. This portion of the show highlights Michael’s album Thriller which is still the number one selling album of all-time with 66 million copies sold. The stage comes to life like his videos with excellent dance moves that brings out his creativity during songs such as Thriller, Beat It, and PYT. There is plenty of Michael carrying out signature dance moves and his voice is incredible.
The fourth set of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show is about the classic dance moves that made Michael Jackson the best in the entertainment world. When tribute artist Michael Firestone breaks out during Billie Jean your mouth will drop to the floor while watching a perfectly executed Moon Walk while wearing Michael’s signature white glove. The dancing in this segment of the show is worth the price of admission alone.
The fifth set of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show brings The Evolution Band into play along with more of Michael’s superb vocals. During Dirty Diana the band’s guitarist Christian Brady breaks out an all-time classic solo which has the crowd on their feet. The sexy stage effects during this act are wonderful and helps tie the whole story of Michael’s life into a pleasurable package for everyone to witness.
The sixth and final set of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show is all about the Smooth Criminal which once again highlights the superb dancing of Michael with his signature lean with his hand on his hat. The stage has perfect choreography for the song and the accompanying dancers are truly spot on like the video that we have all scene on MTV.
At the end of MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show you will be left breathless after engulfing numerous dance moves in your head and singing from the best Michael Jackson tribute artists in the world and to hit Sin City.
MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas Venue
The Mosaic Theater at the Mosaic on the Strip is an ideal place to watch MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show. The intimate setting contains superb sightlines to stage from almost every seat and table. The best seats can be found between Tables 1 thru 30 and the Blue Couch is an excellent seat in the house. Preferred seating with great sightlines begin in the middle of the theater with VIP Tables right in front of the stage. Table Tables 31 thru 38 are general admission and farther back right in front of the mixing station. Side seats are also general admission and offer a side view of the stage. Don’t worry about drinks because there are four watering stations serving up cocktails.
MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas Cast
The cast for MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show is spectacular and brings the world’s best Michael Jackson tribute artists to the stage. The main two performers during the production are Malachi Durant who covers MJ’s middle years and Michael Firestone who is spot on looking of Michael throughout his later days of performing.
The Evolution Band and dancers that accompany Michael on stage are brought to you by SPR and Promotions who have gone out their way to bring the absolute best to the stage just like the King of Pop.
The production crew who put the show together are masterful with Steve Hazel as the Production Manager and Lighting Director; Video Director is Bronson Garza; Sofia Song does an excellent job with Costumes, Hair, and Make-up; Blair Farrinton has scoured the world as the show’s Talent Manager to bring the best tribute artists to the stage and Helena Song and Dean Coleman are the Front of the House Coordinators.
MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas Tickets
MJ: The Evolution is performing at the Mosaic Theater within Mosaic on the Strip. The 60-minute production runs Thursday thru Monday and begins promptly at 8:30p.m. Tickets for MJ: The Evolution Las Vegas show are available in a variety of prices from general admission at $61.99, preferred tickets are $81.99, and VIP seats are $101.99 (taxes and fees excluded). Tickets may be purchased for guests 12 years of age or older.