Cirque Du Soleil Announces New Michael Jackson-Themed Show in Las Vegas

Michael Jackson The One - Cirque du Soleil Show Announced for Vegas
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02/21/2013 AT 09:15 PM EST

The King of Pop will live in Vegas!

The long-rumored Cirque Du Soleil show based on the music of Michael Jackson was formally announced Thursday afternoon.

Premiering June 29 at Las Vegas's Mandalay Bay, the show, Michael Jackson ONE, will run 90 minutes and will feature more than 60 dancers and aerialists performing to Jackson's best known music.

Executives say the show will be different from the current Cirque Du Soleil show Immortal, which features Jackson's music.



Jackson friend and choreographer Jamie King said, "Everything [Jackson] does is with a childlike heart. For Michael, every day was fresh, every day was new, every day had to be bigger and better than the last one."

Tickets for the general public go on sale March 7.

Which Jackson song are you most excited to see performed in the show? Sound off in the comments below!

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