Review: Thriller Live

5 star rating
Excellent energy and showmanship from all.
Thriller Live at the Lyric Theatre

Photo by Betty Zapata


Theatre: Lyric Theatre

Closes here: Sunday 26 April 2020

Author:
Adrian Grant (original concept)

Director:
Gary Lloyd

Cast:

Vocalist: Wayne Anthony-Cole

Vocalist: Vivienne Ekwulugo

Vocalist: Haydon Eshun

Vocalist: Joey James

Vocalist: David Julien

Vocalist: Sophia MacKay

Vocalist: Jonah Mayor

Vocalist: John Moabi

Vocalist: Florivaldo Mossi

Swing Dancer and Resident Director: Aisling Duffy

Dancer: Daniel Blessing

Dancer: Filippo Coffano

Dancer and Vocalist Cover: David Devyne

Dancer: Joel Ekperigin

Dancer: Eliza Hart

Dancer: Leona Lawrenson

Dancer: Mari Macleod

Dancer: Oskarina O'Sullivan

Dancer: Zinzile Tshuma

Dancer: Matt Vjestica

Swing Dancer: Arnold Mahbena

Swing Dancer: Simone Moncada

Vocalist: Joshua Atoyebi

Vocalist: Triple Calz

Vocalist: Cannon Hay

Vocalist: Isaiah Mason

Vocalist: Jay-Jay Prince

Vocalist: Ishaan Raithatha

Vocalist: Messiah Unsudimi

Vocalist: Josiah Choto


Band:


Musical Supervisor, Keyboard 2 & Guitar 2: John Maher

Assistant MD / Keys 1: Ryan Alex Farmery

Guitar 1: Damien Cooper

Bass: Oliver Latka

Drums: Mike Bradley

Percussion/Keyboard 3: Adam Kovacs


Synopsis


Takes you on a visual, audio and electrifying journey through the magic of Michael Jackson's 45 year musical history.


Experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock, soul to disco in a show that pays homage Jackson's legendary live performances and innovative dance moves.


Expect your favourite songs, including: I Want You Back, ABC, Can You Feel It, Off The Wall, The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Dirty Diana, Bad, Rock With You, They Don't Care About Us, Dangerous, Heal The World, and Thriller plus many more!


Background


Note: Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.


Due to plans for major refurbishment works for the LYRIC THEATRE - Thriller Live will end its record-breaking 11-year run there on April 26 2020.


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Scott Holtom

Performance date: Saturday 18 May 2019
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Excellent energy and showmanship from all.


Worth the journey from Birmingham.


Service online was excellent and staff made us feel welcome despite being late.


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