Thriller Live is a spectacular tribute concert to the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Following his career’s many hits from his early days with the Jackson 5 straight through to his later solo successes, including Thriller, which remains the world’s best-selling album of all time. Running to sold-out houses since opening at the Lyric Theatre in 2006, Thriller Live remains a must-see show for any Michael Jackson fan.
With a live band, vivid video projections, and dazzling choreography, Thriller Live charts through a plethora of Jackson classics, including “Beat It,” “ABC,” “Dirty Diana,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Billie Jean,” “I Want You Back,” “Can You Feel It,” “Smooth Criminal,” and of course, “Thriller.” The production is directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd, who has worked with some of the top names in pop including Jennifer Hudson, Tom Jones, Dame Shirley Bassey, Leona Lewis, P!nk, Kelly Clarkson, Girls Aloud, and Robbie Williams. It was originally created and co-produced by Adrian Grant, a longtime Michael Jackson collaborator who received the star’s blessing to create the show. The set is designed by Jonathan Park, who has been the brands behind some of the most spectacular stage shows ever including Pink Floyd concerts and The Lord of the Dance.
The cast of Thriller Live includes Trenyce Cobbins, David Jordan, Haydon Eshun, Adam J. Bernard, Joanna Jones, Caspian Moyo, Jason Brock, Brick Quintin, James Anderson, Travis Blake Hall, Kyle Johnson, Shane Keogh-Grenade, Game Agyemang, Joe Drum, David Olaniyi, Claudimar Neto, Janiere Williams, Stefan Sinclair, Sammi Lee Jayne, Maria Akpan, Libby Hall, Laurie May Hue, Lauren Gore, and Ben Harrold.
Show Length and Times
Evening performances of Thriller Live run Tuesdays through Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 8pm, and Sundays at 7:30pm. Matinee performance play on Saturdays at 4pm and Sundays at 3:30pm.
Here’s a video preview of the show:
And here’s the director giving backstage insight on the making of Thriller Live: