Berry Gordy News

Also Credited As:
  • Berry Gordy, Jr.

  • Date Of Birth:
    November 28, 1929 (84)
    Birth Place:
    Detroit, MI, USA
    Gender:
    Male
    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 23rd, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 23, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The latest Jeff Award nominations, 'Brigadoon' gets cast, 'The Sound Of Music' and 'Motown' light up the Loop, new musicals from Writers Theatre and American Theater Company, 'Nunsense,' 'The Wild Party,' a new web series to support and more! (more...)

    MOTOWN Extends Chicago Run at Oriental Theatre Through 8/9
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

    Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, along with Broadway In Chicago, have announced that due to popular demand MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has added four weeks to its Chicago engagement. The National Tour will launch at the Oriental Theatre on April 22 and now play 16 weeks, through August 9, before continuing on its National Tour across North America. The final block of tickets for performances July 15 through August 9 will go on sale Tuesday, April 22 at 10 a.m. (more...)

    Fox Theatre Announces 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

    The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced its stellar 2014-2015 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, featuring the smash hit KINKY BOOTS, winner of six 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Of the six season ticket package shows, four of them will make their Fox Theatre and St. Louis debuts. Fox Theatre audiences can look forward to the unforgettable songs and sensual dancing featured in DIRTY DANCING - The Classic Story On Stage; the American dream story behind the hits in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL; Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA; the enchanting revival of Rogers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA; and the hilarious stage production of A CHRISTMAS STORY. (more...)

    Justin Timberlake & More Set for OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Star-Studded Line Up; Watch Preview!
    by TV News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    The acclaimed, Emmy award nominated series 'Oprah's Master Class" featuring an unprecedented first-person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers we love, respect and admire, returns with an all-new season premiering Sunday, May 11 (more...)

    STAGE TUBE: Brandon Victor Dixon Talks Legacy of MOTOWN on LIVE FROM THE COUCH
    by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2014

    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! (more...)

    MOTOWN's Ryan Shaw to Play The Cutting Room with Brandon Dixon and Morgan James, 4/21
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

    THE CUTTING ROOM will once again host RYAN SHAW, the two time Grammy nominee and star of MOTOWN The Musical (Stevie Wonder) on Broadway, on Monday evening, April 21 at 8:30pm (doors are at 8). Motown's Brandon Dixon and Epic Recording Artist Morgan James, will join Ryan at the April 21 show. (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Tempe (more...)

    Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/13/2014
    by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

    Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Chicago (more...)

    MOTOWN to Celebrate First Year on Broadway with Free Lottery this Sunday, 4/13
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

    On Sunday, April 13, Motown the Musical invites fans to celebrate its first anniversary on Broadway with a one-time-only, free ticket lottery for the 3:00PM performance. (more...)

    The Fulfillment Fund's THE SONGS OF OUR LIVES Benefit to Pay Tribute to David Crosby and Lamont Dozier, 6/7
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

    The Fulfillment Fund has announced the 7th Annual 'The Songs of Our Lives' concert, which will pay special tribute to the songs of internationally acclaimed Songwriter's Hall of Fame and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, songwriter Lamont Dozier and the legendary Songwriter's Hall of Famer, two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, singer-songwriter, David Crosby. (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 9th, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 09, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Hold onto your hats! Shows beginning in late April include 'Avenue Q,' 'Ragtime,' 'Juno,' 'Hey! Dancin'! Hey! Musical!,' 'How To Succeed...,' 'Hair,' 'The Sound Of Music,' 'Motown' and 'The Wizard Of Oz!' AMAZING! Plus news from The Second City, the Goodman, that JCS arena tour, a 2015 'Little Shop' and the return of the Mormons! Whew! (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Middle Schoolers Visit MOTOWN through TDF's Stage Doors Program
    by Jennifer Broski - Apr 03, 2014

    It is Theatre Development Fund's belief that future audiences are built by engaging students, first-hand, in the vital and exciting activity of the creative process, as well as providing opportunities to see live performances of great theatre. To that end, 1,500 New York City public high school and middle school students from 20 schools (and one school from East Orange, NJ), who are participating in TDF's Stage Doors Program, attended a special matinee performance of Broadway's smash hit, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL today, April 3 at 1pm at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below! (more...)

    The Rockettes, CAMELOT, MOTOWN, Dance, Jazz and More Set for Omaha Performing Arts' 2014-15 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

    Omaha Performing Arts' 2014/2015 Season will be a spectacular season of award-winning productions and performers. The upcoming season was announced during a subscriber and patron event at the Holland Performing Arts Center on March 31. Two of the iconic Rockettes helped kick off the night and led a dance demonstration for local youth in the lobby after the event. Cast members from the Broadway musical MOTOWN THE MUSICAL closed the event with a performance that featured a medley of Motown hits. (more...)

    Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces 2014-2015 Season and Sponsership
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2014

    PNC Bank is the new title sponsor of Blumenthal Performing Arts' flagship series next season. The 2014-2015 blockbuster Broadway season is titled PNC Broadway Lights and is made possible with support from PNC Bank. (more...)

    VIDEO: MOTOWN Celebrates Year on Broadway with New Montage!
    by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2014

    'Happy birthday to you,' MOTOWN THE MUSICAL! The smash hit, which celebrates its first Broadway anniversary on April 14, has released a new montage of show clips set to legendary Motown classics from the musical, including 'I Want You Back,' 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours,' 'Get Ready,' 'Dancing In The Street,' and 'Do You Love Me.' Check it out below! (more...)

    MOTOWN & TDF to Welcome 1,500 NYC Students for Special Matinee, 4/3
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

    It is Theatre Development Fund's belief that future audiences are built by engaging students, first-hand, in the vital and exciting activity of the creative process, as well as providing opportunities to see live performances of great theatre. To that end, 1,500 New York City public high school and middle school students from 20 schools (and one school from East Orange, NJ), who are participating in TDF's Stage Doors Program, will be attending a special matinee performance of Broadway's smash hit, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Thursday, April 3 at 1pm at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street, NYC). (more...)

    The Temptations to Return to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 4/26-27
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

    The Temptations - Otis Williams, Bruce Williamson, Terry Weeks, Ron Tyson and Joe Herndon - will bring classic Motown back to The Orleans Showroom April 26 and 27. (more...)

    PIPPIN, KINKY BOOTS, MOTOWN & More Set for ASU Gammage's 2014-15 Broadway Season
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    ASU Gammage has announced its 2014/2015 Broadway Across America –Arizona season which marks the 50th Anniversary of ASU Gammage and in celebration ASU Gammage is bringing a season of the hottest shows on Broadway and the biggest blockbusters to ever grace our stage. Hot new Award-winning shows direct from Broadway include 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical winner KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN, MOTOWN and Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA! (more...)

    Jonathan Groff, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists' Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration, 4/5-7
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle—Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of the Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Brandon Victor Dixon, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. (more...)

    NEWSIES, PIPPIN, MOTOWN & More Set for 2014-15 Broadway Season at the Dr. Phillips Center
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

    The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, together with Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America, has unveiled the lineup of shows for the Center's inaugural 2014-2015 Broadway season. To celebrate the historic season, Dr. Phillips Center FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando is bringing world-class theater to a world-class stage, headlined by the spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. The season will also include NEWSIES, the smash hit musical from Disney, and the record-breaking sensation MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Rounding out the 2014-2015 season are the brand new, high-flying production of PIPPIN, the Tony Award-winning revival of ANYTHING GOES, and the hilariously charming I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE. (more...)

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