MOTOWN's Brandon Victor Dixon Set for ONE ON ONE WITH STEVE ADUBATO, 1/13
Tune in to watch Brandon Victor Dixon, Tony Award-nominated Broadway star of Motown the Musical, sit down with Steve Adubato, host of PBS' nationally syndicated program "One-On-One with Steve Adubato" and discuss performing in the smash hit musical on Broadway.
Air times are Monday, January 13 at 7:00pm and 11:30pm on NJTV (channel 165). It will air again on Thursday, January 30 at 5:30pm on WHYY (Comcast channel 812 or FiOS channel 512), 7:00pm on NJTV (channel 165), and 12:30am (early Friday morning, January 31) on WNET (channel 13).
"One-on-One with Steve Adubato" discusses compelling, real life stories and features political leaders, CEOs, television personalities, professors, artists and educational innovators who each share their experiences and accomplishments. Four-time Emmy Award-winning anchor Steve Adubato combines wide-ranging knowledge, a penetrating and inquisitive style and the appreciation for amiable conversation throughout the program. Steve asks questions that inspire the guests to talk beyond their expected route in a manner rarely seen on televised talk shows.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy began performances March 11, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), and opened April 14, 2013.
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's creative team features choreography by Patricia Wilcox (Blues in the Night) and Warren Adams (Toy Story), scenic design by David Korins (Bring It On: The Musical, Annie), costume design by Tony Award nominee ESosa (The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, "Project Runway"), lighting design by Tony Award winner Natasha Katz (Once, Sister Act), sound design by Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski (Rock of Ages, The Scottsboro Boys), projection design by Daniel Brodie (Jekyll and Hyde).
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL features arrangements and orchestrations by Tony and Grammy Award nominee Ethan Popp (Rock of Ages), who also serves as musical supervisor for the 18 piece orchestra that reproduces the classic "Sound of Young America" for the Broadway stage, with co-orchestrations and additional arrangements by Tony Award nominee Bryan Crook ("Smash"), dance arrangements by Zane Mark (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and music direction by Joseph Joubert (Nice Work If You Can Get It).
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL plays Tuesday - Saturday at 7:30pm; Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm; Sunday at 3pm; Dark Monday.
Limited $49 orchestra seats are available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in January and February only.
Photo by Walter McBride