MOTOWN & Inside Broadway to Welcome 2,500 NYC Students for 'Creating the Magic', 5/22
Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser has announced that on Thursday, May 22, the historic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) will be visited by thousands of NYC public school students as the Great White Way's leading arts education non-profit partners with the Tony Award-nominated production of Motown the Musical to offer two exclusive Creating the Magic events taking place at 10:45am and 1:15pm.
Providing a truly unforgettable Broadway experience, Inside Broadway's Creating the Magic programs are presented for free to over 2,500 New York City public school students as they get a behind the scenes look at the world of Broadway and learn about all the career opportunities in the theater. From exciting set, lighting and sound demonstrations, to musical performances from the cast and a Q&A session, attendees will also get a special behind the scenes look at the how a Broadway show runs and operates with members of the Motown the Musical cast and crew all taking part.
Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," Motown the Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's 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 so many more.
Since 1982, Inside Broadway (Founder/Executive Director, Michael Presser) has impacted the lives of nearly one million New York City public school students with its one-of-a-kind programs that aim to enrich, educate and foster new generations of theatergoers and lifelong participation in the arts.
"We are so very excited to offer one of our most cherished events for New York City students as we partner with such a culturally rich show and reach a new generation of theatergoers" says Inside Broadway's Executive Director Michael Presser.
Inside Broadway was established in 1982 by Michael Presser. Today, Inside Broadway reaches over 20,000 New York City students each year and develops and produces touring equity musical productions as well as a wide range of educational programs that allow participants to interact with professionals in the field and experience theatre hands-on in the classroom. For more information on Inside Broadway, please visit www.InsideBroadway.org.
Programs of Inside Broadway are funded by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council, New York City Department of Education, and numerous foundations and individuals.