Motown: the Musical opens on Broadway – Review Roundup

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Send to Kindle Motown: the musical opened on Broadway last night, April 14, 2013 and while the music was greatly appreciated, it is engrained in our cultural DNA after-all, the story and writing were not. Written by Berry Gordy himself, with some help from some others, the complaint of many critics was the story was […]

Get a Sneak Peak of Motown: The Musical

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]