The Neil Simon opened in 1927 as the Alvin, an amalgamated name for producers Alex Aaron and Vinton Freely. The Alvin stage hosted the star-making Broadway debuts of Ethel Merman and Liza Minnelli. In 1983, the theatre opened Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs and renamed the theatre in his honor.
He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry has finally arrived on Broadway in a brand-new musical. Centered around the making of his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, and created by Tony Award(R)-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Jackson into legendary status. Turn it up, Broadway — MJ is here