Michael Jackson HIStory Tribute Show: All the Top Hits, Epic Looks and Dance Moves for in This Live Showcase


Start 2024 with all the smash, sing-along hits and stagecraft of the Michael Jackson HIStory Tribute Show running from 18 January to 4 February for only ten performances at Joburg Theatre. This global music showcase and full-scale stage production is a fitting tribute to the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson.

What is the Michael Jackson HIStory Tribute Show about?

This international theatrical production celebrates Jackson’s creative artistry and unsurpassed talent with a series of live performances. Go on a musical time travel starting from Michael Jackson’s early days as a member of the Jackson 5 and his ground-breaking stagecraft in the 80s to the continued domination of Pop culture into the 21st century.

Some of the classic hits featured in the show include Thriller, Billie Jean, Smooth Criminal, Bad, Beat It, ABC, Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, Human Nature, PYT, They Don’t Really Care About Us and many more.

The Michael Jackson HIStory Tribute Show launched in 2012 and has since toured across the USA, UK, Ireland, Canada, Singapore, Indonesia, Spain, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa to rave reviews. 

‘An exceptional tribute by an exceptional cast of musicians and dancers …. A show that I recommend to all Michael Jackson fans,’  says the Michael Jackson World Network while Broadway World stated the show ‘… left a wave of astonishment across the packed opening night audience.’

‘Michael Jackson was the king of showmanship who created amazing sensory experiences, and that’s what will be recreated on stage,’ explains Xoliswa Nduneni-Ngema, Chief Executive Officer at Joburg City Theatres. ‘We encourage Michael Jackson fans and theatre lovers to celebrate the start of the new year at Joburg Theatre with a night of nostalgia, dance and incredible music.’

Garth Field as Michael Jackson in tribute show

Who is the lead performer in the show?

Captivating audiences as Michael Jackson in this concert experience is South African artist, Garth Field who will perform at all the shows in Johannesburg. He brings years of invaluable experience to the production while honing his craft and perfecting the essence and artistry of the pop star’s iconic style. 

Garth shares a deep-rooted passion for dance, singing, acting, and musical theatre matched with his extensive training and talent as a dancer, singer, actor, and choreographer.

You can look forward to masterful performances that flawlessly recreate the music legend’s dance moves, vocal stylings, and astounding stage presence. 

Garth is accompanied by a live band, choreographed dancers, authentic costumes, and state-of-the-art sound and theatrical lighting, vision and effects for a grand showcase.

Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Special discounts for large groups

Keen on a corporate outing with your colleagues or just a group of friends and family?  Joburg Theatre is offering special discounted block bookings for larger groups looking to see the show. A 10% discount applies to bookings for 10 or more people and a 20% discount for 20 or more people. To make block bookings and save with discounts, please contact Bertha Mogale at hospitality@joburgtheatre.com or call 011 877 6863.

Cost: R180pp to R390pp, book via Webtickets

When: Running from 18 January to 4 February 2024. Evening shows on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, and matinees on Sundays at 2pm
Where: Mandela Theatre at Joburg Theatre, 163 Civic Blvd, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

Website: joburgtheatre.com
Email: info@joburgtheatre.com
0861 670 670
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