SO GOOD FOR THE SOUL: A TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN Opens State Theatre's 88th Season, 9/20
Take a trip down "Memory Lane" featuring the songs and sound America grew up with. So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to Motown kicks off the 88th season of the historic State Theatre in Easton with a performance on Saturday, September 20th.
Show time is 7:30 PM. Tickets are $30 & $25 and can be purchased by visiting the State Theatre Box Office, 453 Northampton Street, Easton, by calling 1-800-999-STATE, 610-252-3132 or online at www.statetheatre.org. Sponsored by N. Pugliese, Inc. and News Radio WAEB AM 790.
So Good for the Soul is performed by a cast of eight veteran entertainers and their band, including former members of The Jones, Main Ingredient, The Spinners & The Marvelettes. The amazing cast of entertainers is peppered with Broadway-savvy performers who had leading roles in "Dream Girls", "Your Arms Too Short to Box With God", "Porgy & Bess" and "Showboat."
Sing, dance and celebrate the music of your life to songs like "My Girl", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine", "Reach Out", "Shop Around", "Dancin' In The Street", "Stop, In The Name Of Love", "Ain't Nothin' Like The Real Thing", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" & "Uptight." This incredible Tribute to Motown has nearly 30 non-stop hits in all!
The iconic Motown Sound was recreated down to the slightest vocal and musical nuances to emulate American music icons like Marvin Gaye & Tammie Terrell, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Lionel Richie, Mary Wells, and more. The look and feel of authenticity extends to costumes from Tony Award winning designer Evie Ross and classic Motown choreography from American Dance Theater director Terri Giordano.
Cumulatively, the cast members of So Good for the Soul: A Tribute to Motown have performed on recordings with over 30 million record sales and over 40 years of both on and off Broadway experience. The director, musical director, choreographer & costume designer have jointly won over 25 of America's most prestigious theater awards for their direction, choreography and staging.