Sources: The Star Online – BY MELIZARANI T.SELVA| All Things Michael
THE music and moves of Michael Jackson lived on for fans at Thriller Live–Malaysia 2015.
Pairing the King of Pop’s signature dance moves with stunning visual displays, the West End musical got the audience at the Putra Indoor Stadium singing along to hits such as Billie Jean, Beat It and Rock With You when they kicked off with the first show on March 19.
The musical celebration is being presented by Milestone Production and supported by Malaysia Major Events with Star Publications (M) Bhd as the official media partner.
Thriller Live also brought Malaysian audiences of all ages through the Jackson 5’s early hits such as ABC and I’ll Be There.
RHB Group brand marketing head and a diehard Michael Jackson fan Namita Navin said she was very excited to see the King of Pop’s music come to life.
“I saw Michael Jackson live in concert in Singapore during the early 90s and I was impressed by the performers’ moves and singing.”
GCH Retail Malaysia Sdn Bhd marketing general manager Norine Erica Majaman said she was enthralled to watch the musical live in Malaysia.
“I have always loved Michael Jackson. His song Heal the World is very touching and still relevant to this day,” she said.
SEGi International group chief marketing officer Datuk Bruce Lim, who came with his wife and daughter, said he was excited to see how the performers emulated the legendary singer.
“My nine-year-old Natasha is very connected with Michael Jackson’s music.
“In fact we were singing along to the Thriller album in the car on our way here,” he said, adding that his favourite track is Man In The Mirror.
Also present for the first day of Thriller Live–Malaysia 2015 were Star Publications group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai as well as The Star’s acting group chief editor Leanne Goh.
Malaysia Major Events is a division of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau, an agency under the Tourism and Culture Ministry, with RHB as the official bank, Munchy’s as Gold Sponsor, Health United and Palace of the Golden Horses as the Silver Sponsor.
Thriller Live runs at the Putra Indoor Stadium at 8.30pm until Wednesday.
Tickets are on sale at RM538, RM468, RM398, RM298, RM168 and RM128.
For details, visit ticketcharge.com.my or call 03-9222 8811.
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