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Berry Gordy to Talk MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sirius XM's 'Soul Town with Jeff Foxx', 12/6

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Berry Gordy to Talk MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sirius XM's 'Soul Town with Jeff Foxx', 12/6
Berry Gordy. Photo by Walter McBride.

On Friday, December 6, Motown the Musical creator and legendary Motown record label founder Berry Gordy gives an inside look at the smash hit musical based on his real-life story on Sirius XM Radio's "Soul Town with Jeff Foxx." The program airs at 7:00pm EST on channel 49.

"Soul Town with Jeff Foxx" is hosted by Jeff Foxx, who names "Love Jones" by The Brighter Side of Darkness as his favorite song of all time. His favorite group is Tower Of Power. He's a true aficionado who plays classic soul and Motown hits from Smokey Robinson, the Temptations and more.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy began performances March 11 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), and officially opened April 14.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy's incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.

Featuring all the classics you love, Motown the Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience the next electrifying chapter in the Motown story, Broadway's record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is produced by Tony Award winning producer Kevin McCollum (Rent, In the Heights, Avenue Q), Chairman and CEO of SONY Music Entertainment Doug Morris and Motown founder Berry Gordy.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL plays Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30pm; Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm; Dark Monday.

Tickets prices range from $72.00 - $147.00 and are available by calling Ticketmaster at 877-250-2929 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com. For more about the show, visit www.MotownTheMusical.com or follow on Twitter: @MotownMusical.

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