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Michael Jackson ONE

  • Gossip

    Prince Michael Has a Princess

    By Jason Scavone

    Mandalay Bay’s new Cirque du Soleil production Michael Jackson One drew various and sundry members of the Jackson family June 29, including mother Katherine and brothers Tito, Jackie and Marlon, but it was the late singer’s son, Prince Michael, who had everyone buzzing. And not just because he’s finally going out in public without a weird Carnivale mask.

  • Perspective

    Remembering the Joy of Artistry in the News of Death

    By Steve Bornfeld

    A show begins. A life ends. Such was the tragically surreal night in the otherwise entertainingly surreal world of Cirque du Soleil, which on June 29 officially unveiled its new Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay while over at the MGM Grand’s Kà, acrobat Sarah Guyard-Guillot lost her life in a horrific fall in front of an audience.

  • The Sketch Pad

    The Many Faces of MJ

    As the latest Cirque-travaganza, Michael Jackson ONE, premieres at Mandalay Bay, we present the many faces of the King of Pop (we’ll pass on the jokes) as perceived by artist Travis Jackson (no relation). “Moonwalker [the 1988 film] was my inspiration for the illustration,” Jackson says. “I’ve easily seen that movie over a hundred times.” Related:

  • Stage

    The Deification of Michael Jackson

    By Steve Bornfeld

    Sin City is succumbing to a saint … or so it seems. As easy as it would be to surf this city’s cresting wave of Michael Jackson Ecstasy and ride it right into the theater at Mandalay Bay—where Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson ONE is in previews ahead of its June 29 opening—a reflexive resistance kicks in.