STAGE TUBE: Brandon Victor Dixon Talks Legacy of MOTOWN on LIVE FROM THE COUCH
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL star Brandon Victor Dixon appeared this week on WLNY-TV's "Live From The Couch" to speak with host John Elliott about working with Berry Gordy on the smash hit musical from the very beginning, the historical significance of Motown's legacy, and bringing that story to Broadway. Check out the interview below!
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, began performances on Broadway on March 11, 2013 and officially opened April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).
The first national tour of Motown the Musical launches at Chicago's Oriental Theatre with an engagement from April 22 to July 13, 2014 before continuing across the country, with additional cities to be announced.
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!