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Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!

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Broadway's smash hit Motown the Musical just marked the production's 500th performance on Broadway last night, June 26 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, opened on Broadway on April 14th, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for the special celebration and you can check out photos below!

The Broadway company features Josh Tower (Berry Gordy), Krystal Joy Brown (Diana Ross), Charl Brown (Smokey Robinson), Bryan Terrell Clark (Marvin Gaye) and Timothy J. Alex,Gerald Avery, Dwayne Cooper, Rebecca E. Covington, Darius Crenshaw, Dionne Figgins, Marva Hicks, Afra Hines, Tiffany Janene Howard, Dana Marie Ingraham, Jawan M. Jackson, Marcus Paul James, John Jellison, David Josefsberg, Crystal Joy, Aaron Kaburick, Mykal Kilgore, Raymond Luke, Jr., Prince George Maynard, Tracy McDowell, Jevon McFerrin, Moeisha McGill, Raven McRae, Jesse Nager, Milton Craig Nealy, Dominic Nolfi, Angela Wildflower Polk, Ryan Shaw, Jaquez André Sims,Sabrina Sloan, Eric LaJuan Summers, Ephraim Sykes, Julius Thomas III, Rickey Tripp, Nik Walker,Lisa Nicole Wilkerson and Dashaun Young.

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 both on Broadway and across the country.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
'Motown The Musical' celebrates their 500th performance on Broadway at the Lunt Fontaine Theatre on June 26, 2014 in New York City.

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright and the company

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright and the cast

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Celebrates 500th Performance at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre!
Josh Tower and Krystal Joy Brown with director Charles Randolph-Wright and the cast

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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