Get ready for the ultimate King of Pop

Ben Bowman as Michael Jackson

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Derby LIVE is delighted to announce that Michael starring Ben  - the jaw-dropping and magical tribute to the King Of Pop Michael Jackson is coming to Derby Arena on Friday 18 October 2019. 

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10am on Wednesday 8 August, tickets will go on general sale at 10am on Friday 10 August priced £26-£30.

As the largest touring tribute to Michael Jackson in the UK today, this award winning production features an incredible live band, stunning costumes, iconic dance routines and of course, the inimitable Ben. The show promises to create the most authentic, lively and powerful re-creation of the iconic superstar that audiences will ever experience.

Michael starring Ben brings together a fresh blend mixing elements of Michael Jackson’s own stage shows with exciting new arrangements combined with a breath taking light show to create the perfect celebration of Michael and his music.

This incredible show features not only the greatest hits of Michael Jackson but also The Jackson 5. The show includes Thriller, Beat It, Billie Jean, Man in the Mirror and many, many more of Michael Jackson’s catalogue of hit songs.

Michael starring Ben is the latest smash hit theatre production from renowned producer James Baker and features the UK’s ultimate Michael Jackson tribute star, Ben Bowman; who not only looks and sounds like Michael Jackson, but has honed his routine so impeccably that audiences believe they are watching Michael Jackson himself.

“Ben was incredible. He looked, sounded and moved just like Michael Jackson. You could feel his passion through every word he sang. It was a perfect tribute” – Charlotte Green, What’s Good to Do

“One of the most highly polished, tight, funky and visually accurate shows I’ve seen in a long time” – Bridget Metcalf, BBC

Michael starring Ben will be at Derby Arena on Friday 18 October 2019 at 8pm. Tickets are priced at £26-30, pre-sale tickets available to existing Derby LIVE customers will go on sale at 10am Wednesday 8 August and tickets will go on general sale on Friday 10 August at 10am. Tickets can be purchased through the Derby LIVE Box Office on 01332 255800 or on the Derby LIVE website. They can also be purchased at the Sales and Information Centre, on the Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AH.