Berry Gordy News

Date of Birth: November 28, 1929 (87)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Male
Tickets on Sale Now for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Miller AuditoriumTickets on Sale Now for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Miller Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Miller Auditorium, are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are on sale now. (more...)

A MOTOWN CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR to Play the Warner Theatre This MonthA MOTOWN CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR to Play the Warner Theatre This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The music and magic of Motown will come to the Warner Theatre just in time to get you into the holiday spirit on December 17 at 7:30 pm.  The Motortown All-Stars and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Original Vandellas will be singing your favorite Motown hits of the era as well as holiday classics sung in that inimitable Motown style. So, "Get Ready"... it's the most wonderful time of the year and this will be both groups' only area appearance this holiday season.   (more...)

13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'13 Year Old Country Prodigy Tegan Marie Spreads Holiday Cheer with 'Just Another Night'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

13 year old country prodigy Tegan Marie has been everywhere lately and is spreading holiday cheer with her latest for video for 'Just Another Night' which premiered on People. This country cutie is taking off in a very big way and we are LOVING watch her take the industry by storm. (more...)

Full Dates Announced for MOTOWN TourFull Dates Announced for MOTOWN Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder, Berry Gordy today announced the full route for the upcoming leg of the touring production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. The tour will open at the Smith Center in Las Vegas following a tech/preview period in Utica, NY. The full schedule can be found below.  (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tickets on Sale Dec. 5MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tickets on Sale Dec. 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Victoria Theatre Association are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will go on sale Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at 10 a.m.  Tickets will be available in person at Ticket Center Stage located in the Wintergarden of The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, by phone at 937-228-3630, toll-free at 888-228-3630 or online   at ticketcenterstage.com. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at Schuster Center April 11 -16, 2017.  Group orders 10 or more may be placed by calling 937-228-3630, ext. 3074.     (more...)

Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sale Next Week at Playhouse SquareTickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sale Next Week at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Playhouse Square has announced Cleveland engagements of Rodgers + Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in Summer 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Responds to Critics on 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon discussed Vice President elect Mike Pence's recent controversial visit to the Broadway musical, and responded to critics who believe that the statements made by the cast following the show, may not have been the right and place to be made.  (more...)

BWW Review: SMOKEY ROBINSON IN CONCERT at Academy of MusicBWW Review: SMOKEY ROBINSON IN CONCERT at Academy of Music
by Pati Buehler - Nov 21, 2016

Opening his 2016 12- city tour in Philadelphia he's about to "Get Ready" (more...)

Des McAnuff to Direct New Motown-Inspired Musical About The TemptationsDes McAnuff to Direct New Motown-Inspired Musical About The Temptations
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2016

Des McAnuff will direct a new musical about the journey of Motown super group The Temptations, currently titled THE DETROIT WORKSHOP. (more...)

Smokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize TributeSmokey Robinson Honored as King of Song at Star-Studded Gershwin Prize Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The two-day celebration of Smokey Robinson's 50-year career—and his selection as the 2016 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song—began in the nation's capital with a touching trip down the keyboard of George Gershwin's piano and ended with a rollicking concert of his greatest hits. (more...)

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Set for Recurring Role on Starz Drama POWERHAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Set for Recurring Role on Starz Drama POWER
by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon, who currently takes on the role of Aaron Burr in the smash Broadway hit HAMILTON, will appear in a recurring role on the fourth season of the Starz drama POWER. (more...)

MOTOWN Cast Member Julius Thomas III Nominated for an NAACP Theatre AwardMOTOWN Cast Member Julius Thomas III Nominated for an NAACP Theatre Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Former Motown The Musical cast member Julius Thomas III has garnered a nomination for the Annual NAACP Theatre Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs 'We Are' at Close of Election NightVIDEO: HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon Performs 'We Are' at Close of Election Night
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, who currently takes on the role of Aaron Burr in the smash Broadway hit HAMILTON, stopped by MTV's The People's Playhouse around midnight last night to perform 'We Are.' (more...)

The Smith Center Releases Final Round of Season Tickets for the 2016-2017 Broadway Las Vegas SeriesThe Smith Center Releases Final Round of Season Tickets for the 2016-2017 Broadway Las Vegas Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Following two wildly successful limited-time engagements that brought THE SOUND OF MUSIC and BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Las Vegas, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is giving Broadway enthusiasts one last chance to become a season ticket holder for the 2016-2017 Broadway Las Vegas Series. Available for purchase now through Tuesday, Nov. 22, this special offer will include seven shows for the price of six starting at $203, ushering in the holiday season with some of Broadway's favorite smash-hits. For more information, please visit TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Michael Jackson TV Biopic in the Works at Lifetime; Former Motown Chief to ProduceMichael Jackson TV Biopic in the Works at Lifetime; Former Motown Chief to Produce
by TV News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

According to Showbiz411 a television movie about the final years of global superstar Michael Jackson is in the works at Lifetime. (more...)

Photo Flash: Motown Legend The Hightops' Duke Fakir Meets MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's West End CastPhoto Flash: Motown Legend The Hightops' Duke Fakir Meets MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's West End Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Last night (19 October 2016), Duke Fakir, the last remaining original member of legendary Motown group The Four Tops, attended the performance of Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre and joined the West End cast on stage for the finale when he and the company received a standing ovation from the sell-out audience. (more...)

Warne Theatre Presents A MOTOWN CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 12/17Warne Theatre Presents A MOTOWN CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 12/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The music and magic of Motown will come to the Warner Theatre just in time to get you into the holiday spirit on December 17 at 7:30 pm. The Motortown All-Stars and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Original Vandellas will be singing your favorite Motown hits of the era as well as holiday classics sung in that inimitable Motown style. So, "Get Ready"... it's the most wonderful time of the year and this will be both groups' only area appearance this holiday season. (more...)

Legendary Motown Group The Temptations to Play The Orleans ShowroomLegendary Motown Group The Temptations to Play The Orleans Showroom
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

The Temptations, one of Motown's most successful and celebrated groups, will return to The Orleans Showroom Oct. 1 and 2. (more...)

BWW Interview: Morgan James performs BERNSTEIN'S BEST with Colorado SymphonyBWW Interview: Morgan James performs BERNSTEIN'S BEST with Colorado Symphony
by Chris Arneson - Sep 30, 2016

The Colorado Symphony is bringing Broadway to Downtown Denver this weekend with a few days of Leonard Bernstein's best, featuring on the most powerful vocalists to emerge recently in musical theatre. (more...)

Playhouse Square's State Theatre to Host THANKSGIVING SOUL JAMPlayhouse Square's State Theatre to Host THANKSGIVING SOUL JAM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The most memorable hits from the decade of Motown, disco and dance join soul forces Sat., Nov. 26 at 7 pmin Playhouse Square's State Theatre for "Thanksgiving Soul Jam."  Tickets are on sale as of 11 am Sat., Sept. 24 priced at $89, $75, $65 & $55 at playhousesquare.org . 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office (more...)

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