Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour

November 28, 2011 15:06 ET

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour

Two new Ottawa shows added from July 24 - 25, 2012 at Scotiabank Place

DIRECTED BY JAMIE KING

Exclusive Presale Window Starts Now

General Onsale Begins Friday, December 2

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 28, 2011) - Following the success of three sold-out performances at the beginning of October, The Estate of Michael Jackson and Cirque du Soleil are proud to announce that Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour™ will be coming back to Ottawa on July 24 - 25, 2012 at Scotiabank Place. This once-in-a-lifetime electrifying production combines Michael Jackson music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide a unique view into the spirit, passion and heart of the artistic genius who forever transformed global pop culture. The show is written and directed by Jamie King, the leading concert director in pop music today, and features more than 60 international dancers, musicians and acrobats.

Starting today, Cirque Club members have exclusive access to purchase presale tickets online at www.cirqueclub.com for five days only. Starting Friday, December 2 at 12pm, tickets will be available to the general public at www.cirquedusoleil.com/MichaelJackson or by calling 1-877- 788-3267. Prices vary from $50 to $250.

A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, music and fantasy that immerses audiences in Michael's creative world, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour unfolds Michael Jackson's artistry before the eyes of the audience. Aimed at lifelong fans as well as those experiencing Michael's creative genius for the first time, the show captures the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop, celebrating a legacy that continues to transcend generations.

THE IMMORTAL World Tour takes place in a fantastical realm where we discover Michael's inspirational Giving Tree-the wellspring of his creativity. The secrets of Michael's inner world are unlocked-his love of music and dance, fairy tale and magic, and the fragile beauty of nature.

The underpinnings of THE IMMORTAL World Tour are Michael Jackson's powerful, inspirational music and lyrics-the driving force behind the show-brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity. Through unforgettable performances Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour underscores Michael's global messages of love, peace and unity.

Writer and Director Jamie King has been called one of the most influential "movers and shakers" in the music industry, and the "Jerry Bruckheimer of tent-pole concert tours" by Variety. A multiple Emmy Award® and MTV Video Music Award® nominee, he has choreographed some of the most popular music videos and directed some of the highest- grossing concert tours of all time. For the past 12 years, he has served as Madonna's creative director, and most recently directed world tours for Rihanna, Celine Dion, Spice Girls, Britney Spears and Avril Lavigne. King has worked with an array of superstars including Ricky Martin, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey, Shakira, George Michael, Elton John, Diana Ross, Jennifer Lopez and even Ellen DeGeneres. This is Jamie's first show with Cirque du Soleil.

Videos and photos are available by contacting the Cirque du Soleil PR representative listed below.

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