Michael Jackson’s THE IMMORTAL comes to Cirque du Soleil

Michael Jackson fans, rejoice. His legacy is coming to a Cirque du Soleil show near you and tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday.

Written and directed by Jamie King, the Emmy-nominated director behind icons like Madonna, the production will combine Michael Jackson music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil creativity to give fans worldwide a unique view into the star’s art. The story? It’s a bit hokey, centering around Jackson’s “Giving Tree” and shows how his inner world is unlocked through music and dance, fairy tale and the beauty of nature.

Naturally, music lovers will come to the show for a dose of Jackson’s powerful music.

Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour will begin in Montreal in October 2011 and travel to select North American cities in the first leg, including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Toronto and Vancouver. Additional cities and dates will be announced.