Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque Du Soleil is a Thriller!
Cirque Du Soleil's latest show has hit Dubai – and it's a thriller! The epic show brings a new spin to Michael Jackson's hits, with the help of a talented troupe of dancers, musicians and acrobats.
The show gets off to a slow start, with the atmosphere rather lacking in the huge World Trade Centre venue, but soon some of the Michael Jackson magic is brought to life. Highlights include Smooth Criminal, featuring Jackon's amazing leaning motion, as well as Thriller, complete with giant bats and acrobatic mummies.
It's not until the second half that the audience really gets into the Jackson magic. I Just Can't Stop Loving You, performed by an acrobatic couple showing off daring moves including one in which she hangs from his teeth sees the audience cheer in approval, while Scream is possibly the stand-out song of the show. It's performed by five tramolining dancers, showing off moves you've never even dreamed of.
They Don't Care About Us is another show-stopper, while the megamix of some of the remaining Jacko tunes including Black or White performed with huge flags (including the UAE's) brings the epic show to a close.
INFO: Tickets from Dhs221.25-Dhs1721, shows vary each day and include 5pm, 6.30pm, 8pm, 9pm and 10.30pm performances, Mon 30 Dec-Tue 14 Jan, Dubai World Trade Centre, 800 86823, www.ticketmaster.ae