Michael Jackson live thriller at Potters Bar theatre

PUBLISHED: 20:30 14 October 2011

Amir Sharma's tribute to Michael Jackson comes to Potters Bar on Saturday, October 15

Amir Sharma's tribute to Michael Jackson comes to Potters Bar on Saturday, October 15


WHILE the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor continues in America, the music of the King of Pop will take centre stage in Potters Bar this weekend.

Theatre tour Jackson Live in Concert arrives at the Wyllyotts on Saturday night.

Amir Sharma’s portrayal of Jackson in his prime is one of the most vocally and visually accurate tributes to the legendary singer.

Amir and his talented band faithfully recreate the Michael Jackson concert experience, with a selection of his favourite hits, including classics such as Billie Jean and Thriller.

The Jackson fan started performing at an early age, and his work in musical theatre includes West End hit shows such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

June marked the second anniversary of Jackson’s death.

Two years ago the American singer was due to play a series of sell-out concerts at London’s O2 Arena and Amir had planned to see his idol perform.

Amir said: “Being in a Michael Jackson tribute band is the biggest privilege for me.

“I have grown up watching Michael Jackson perform. My passion is his music.

“Performing his songs, and for it to be well received, gives me an incredible feeling of happiness and serenity.

“I fell in love with the song Another Part of Me when I watched Michael Jackson sing it at Wembley Stadium in 1998, my hometown.

“The Way You Make Me Feel is my homage to his live show with the extended dance break and we try and recreate that Michael Jackson magical performance for the audience.”

So if You Wanna Be Startin’ Something, Beat It down to the Wyllyotts Theatre, off Darkes Lane, on Saturday for a Jackson performer who’s not Bad!

Tickets are available from the box office on 01707 645005 priced £18 or book on line at www.wyllyottstheatre.co.uk – click on link above right.

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