Smokey Robinson News


Date Of Birth:
February 19, 1940 (74)
Birth Place:
Detroit, MI, USA
Gender:
Male
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...)

SMOKEY ROBINSON PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW Celebrates 1,000 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Smokey Robinson PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW celebrated its 1,000th Las Vegas performance on Saturday, April 12, at The Venetian Las Vegas. A special appearance was made by show presenter and Motown legend Smokey Robinson. (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...)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Joins Andrea Bocelli in Concert at Joe Louis Arena, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The internationally acclaimed Detroit Symphony Orchestra will join legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli in concert at Joe Louis Arena on Sunday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. Bocelli will also be joined by conductor Eugene Kohn, soprano Maria Aleida, featured violinist Caroline Campbell and guest artist and Tony Award-winner Heather Headley. (more...)

RockTellz & CockTails to Welcome Meat Loaf in Return to Planet Hollywood, Beg. 5/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Following another incredibly-successful run on the famed Las Vegas Strip, RockTellz & CockTails is proud to announce Grammy Award-winning musician and acclaimed actor Meat Loaf will return to the RockTellz & CockTails stage at the PH Showroom inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Meat Loaf will perform 21 dates, beginning Tuesday, May 6, to continue the critically-acclaimed series. (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...)

SMOKEY ROBINSON PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW Plays 1,000th Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Smokey Robinson and the members of Human Nature will celebrate the 1,000th performance of their hit Las Vegas show 'Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show' in Las Vegas on stage at The Sands Showroom at The Venetian Las Vegas tonight, April 10 at 7 p.m. Mentor, good friend, and show presenter Smokey Robinson will make a special appearance and perform with Human Nature marking their show achievement in true style. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck Comes to Stamford's Palace Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Legendary artist Engelbert Humperdinck will take the Palace Theatre stage in Stamford, CT tonight, April 9, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Humperdinck has been a legend in the international music industry for the last forty plus years, with more than 150 million records sold. (more...)

bergenPAC Adds English Beat, Bob Newhart, Sha Na Na & More to 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey announces new shows for everyone!, see legendary comedian, Bob Newhart on Sunday, June 29, The English Beat with Special Guest Smalltown Scoundrels Wednesday, July 23rd and new shows for 2015 include Sha Na Na (The Music of Grease) - January 23 and Mummenschanz on Friday, January 30th … all these greats shows go on sale on Friday April 11, 2014 at 11am be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Engelbert Humperdinck to Make His Segerstrom Center Debut, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Grammy nominated, Golden Globe 'Entertainer of the Year' and multi-platinum selling artist Engelbert Humperdinck will perform at Segerstrom Center for the Arts for one night only on Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. The charismatic and consummate entertainer will please audiences and "Humperdinckers" alike with music from his vast catalogue, including hits such as "Quando, Quando, Quando," "Release Me," "The Last Waltz," "Spanish Eyes" and many more tender ballads. London Times calls him, "The premier voice of the 20th Century." (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...)

SMOKEY ROBINSON PRESENTS HUMAN NATURE: THE MOTOWN SHOW to Play 1,000th Performance on 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Smokey Robinson and the members of Human Nature will celebrate the 1,000th performance of their hit Las Vegas show 'Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show' in Las Vegas on stage at The Sands Showroom at The Venetian Las Vegas on April 10 at 7 p.m. Mentor, good friend, and show presenter Smokey Robinson will make a special appearance and perform with Human Nature marking their show achievement in true style. (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...)

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