“Metamorphosis”: Janet Jackson to perform 15 shows at the Park MGM, Las Vegas

Janet Jackson is sharing her legendary entertainment autobiography in an explosive Las Vegas stage show.

“Metamorphosis,” Jackson’s first extended engagement on the Strip, opens May 17 and runs 15 dates in May, July and August. The specific dates are May 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26; July 24, 26, 27, 31; and August 2, 3, 7, 9 and 10. The show delves into Jackson’s life in the public eye, including her issues with self-esteem while growing up amid superstar siblings.

The release announcing the series informs, “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 to “Metamorphosis” start at $79 (not including fees) and go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets or online at ticketmaster.com.