Highlights of the costumes range from 3D printing techniques to pyrotechnics being built into the designs.
On October 3, 2011, Sony Music Entertainment announced that more than 40 of Jackson's original recordings were redesigned and reimagined by the Justin Timberlake and Rihanna producer Kevin Antunes throughout a year-period work in the studio with original multi-track master recordings.
Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour was the first of two different theatrical productions by Cirque du Soleil using the music and vision of Michael Jackson along with Cirque du Soleil's signature acrobatic performance style to create a realistic concert experience.
The show was written and directed by Jamie King The arena show—which is very similar to a rock concert—began its tour on October 2, 2011, in Montreal.
The acts of The Immortal World Tour were staged to the music of Michael Jackson.s costume designer, said the following in regard to his inspiration for the collection of 252 costumes: "My approach has been to draw upon and respect Michael's iconic style while creating something new and fresh.
The blonde bombshell was having the time of her life being filmed on the ships Flow Rider surf simulator.
We hear that you can see more when the show airs on the the November 9th episode of DWTS.
Hence it's expected that Immortal will continue a similar mixing production to the soundtracks to previous Cirque du Soleil shows: 2006's Love, with the remixed music of The Beatles (to the show of the same name), and 2010's Elvis Presley-themed remix soundtrack Viva Elvis (to the show of the same name).
Released by Epic Records in conjunction with estate of Michael Jackson, Although more than 60 songs were used for the stage show, the album release made available is a 20-track album or a deluxe 27-track album only.
By December 2011, just two months after it was launched, the show had sold over $100 million in tickets from US and Canada dates and became the top touring act in America, according to Forbes.