The legend will kick off the “autobiographical” show on May 17th and play an initial run of 15 shows in May, July and August. It’ll be housed at the Park Theater – the same venue as Lady Gaga’s current engagement.
The first dates are:
May 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26;
July 24, 26, 27, 31;
August 2, 3, 7, 9 and 10
The show is billed as delving into Jackson’s life in the public eye, including her issues with self-esteem while growing up amid superstar siblings.
An additional statement read:
“The centerpiece of this all new thought-provoking show, will be Janet herself, captivating you through your senses with electrifying visuals, explosive dance numbers, chart-topping hits and fan favorite deep cuts. The show also features a special 30-year anniversary celebration of her ground-breaking album ‘Rhythm Nation.’
Fans will follow her path to self-love, empowerment, motherhood and activism, amid the challenges faced along her personal journey. She encourages her audiences to find their own light within themselves through her Metamorphosis.”
Tickets go on-sale via Ticketmaster this Saturday, March 2nd!
The news comes on the heels of Janet’s Rock & Hall Of Fame induction announcement and amidst murmurs of an international tour.