Get a Sneak Peak of Motown: The Musical


WPIX 11 News anchor Craig Treadway recently had the chance the chat with the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of Motown: The Musical in the rehearsal studio and had the chance to sit down with Motown founder Berry Gordy. Motown: The Musical, which is based on the life of Berry Gordy, featuring […]

Motown: The Musical to Release Cast Album Plus Greatest Hits Collection


Motown fans rejoice. In conjunction with the opening of Broadway’s Motown: The Musical, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Motown Originals: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Show! digitally on Tuesday, March 5th and at retail on Tuesday, March 12th, featuring the original Motown recordings, by the original artists, that inspired the musical. The special two-disc, expanded version of Motown Originals: […]

Motown: The Musical Announces Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson


Send to Kindle Producers have announced additional Broadway casting for the world premiere of Motown: The Musical, based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) and Valisia LeKae (The Book of Mormon) will star as Berry Gordy and Diana Ross. Broadway veteran Charl Brown will join them as Smokey Robinson, leading an ensemble cast of […]

The Heiress, starring Jessica Chastain and Dan Stevens, Review Round-Up


The Broadway revival of Ruth and Augustus Goetz’s classic play The Heiress opened on November 1 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The production stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain in the title role and “Downtown Abbey” star Dan Steven. The Heiress will play a limited engagement through February 10, 2013. The play, based on Henry James’s […]

Victor Garber to Host the New York 28th Annual Artios Awards Oct 29

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Send to Kindle The Casting Society of America (CSA) has announced the host and presenters for the organization’s New Y0rk 28th Annual Artios Awards for outstanding achievement in casting given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.  The bi-coastal award ceremonies will be held simultaneously on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and at XL Nightclub, […]

‘Motown: The Musical’ Announces Broadway Opening Date and Lead Cast


Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LeKae have been cast in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross in the upcoming Motown: The Musical, scheduled to begin preview performances March 11, 2013. Brandon Victor Dixon received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in The Color Purple on Broadway […]

THE HEIRESS Announces Full Casting


The producers of The Heiress have announced full casting for the Broadway-bound production that stars Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner David Strathairn, the leading man of “Downton Abbey” Dan Stevens and Tony Award winner Judith Ivey. Written by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, The Heiress will be […]

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Announces Casting Search for Young Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Berry Gordy


Auditioning for the roles of young Michael Jackson, little Steve Wonder and pre-teen Berry Gordy in Motown the Musical, coming to Broadway in 2013, is easy as 1, 2, 3. Music legend Berry Gordy is looking for a talented African-American young man (age 8-11) to fill the shoes of these superstars. He has […]

Will Joe Jonas Replace Darren Criss in “How To Succeed…”?

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Send to Kindle TheaterAdvisor Exclusive! Producers have announced that Darren Criss will be taking over for Daniel Radcliffe as J. Pierrepont Finch in the current Broadway revival of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying after Radcliffe leaves the production on January 1st. In addition, according to a source close to the production, Joe […]