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Broadway at The National announced today that single tickets for the highly anticipated D.C. premiere of MJ at The National Theatre will go on sale Friday, November 17 at 10:00am.

The four-time Tony Award®-winning hit will play for a limited four-week engagement from August 13 through September 8, 2024.

Tickets begin at $59 and will be available online at BroadwayAtTheNational.com or in person at The National Theatre box office located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday 12:00-6:00pm with extended evening and weekend hours during performance days. Groups of 10 or more are available by emailing [email protected].


He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to Washington, D.C. as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own. Created by Tony Award®-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn NottageMJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Michael Jackson into legendary status. MJ is startin’ somethin’ as it makes its D.C. premiere at The National Theatre in August 2024.

The MJ creative team features Scenic Design by two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Derek McLane, Lighting Design by seven-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz, Costume Design by Tony and Emmy Award winner Paul Tazewell, Sound Design by Tony Award winner Gareth Owen, Projection Design by two-time Tony Award nominee Peter Nigrini, and Hair & Wig Design by two-time Emmy Award nominee Charles G. LaPointe. The creative team also features Musical Supervision by Tony Award nominee David Holcenberg, Orchestrations and Arrangements by David Holcenberg and Tony Award winner Jason Michael Webb, and Music Direction by Victor Simonson.  Casting by The Telsey Office / Rachel Hoffman, CSA, Lindsay Levine, CSA.

MJ is recommended for ages 8 and up. Running time is 2 hours 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission.



August 13 – September 8, 2024

Please visit https://www.broadwayatthenational.com/show/mj/ to view the full performance schedule.

The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C. Nearby metro stops include Metro Center and Federal Triangle. For parking information and further directions, please visit BroadwayAtTheNational.com.


Groups of 10 or more can save on most performances and receive personalized booking service. Book today by emailing [email protected] or learn more at BroadwayAtTheNational.com/group-sales.


Broadway at The National has a range of accessible options to fit guests’ needs including closed captioning services*, assisted listening devices, audio described performances, ASL interpretation, and wheelchair accessible restrooms, lounges, and seating. For more information, or to request accommodations, please email [email protected].

*Thanks to the generosity of Lola C. Reinsch, of the Reinsch Pierce Family Foundation, Mrs. Ginger Laytham, and The Robert and Christina Silberman Family Trust, The National Theatre is now equipped with GalaPro closed captioning services.


Dates, times, prices, and cast subject to change without notice. Facility fees for each ticket applicable to all purchases. Ticketmaster service fees for each ticket applicable to online orders. To learn more about Broadway at The National ticket policies, visit BroadwayAtTheNational.com.

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