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Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Cast Launches THE TRUTH IS A HIT at Schomburg Center
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Feb 05, 2014

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture just launched its first exhibition of 2014, MOTOWN: THE TRUTH IS A HIT. Featuring items that highlight Motown's inimitable founder Berry Gordy and the institution's most beloved musical acts, the multi-media showcase chronicles one of the most significant record labels in American music history. Earlier this week, the company of the show gathered to launch the exhibition with a special performance. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Krystal Joy Brown to Join Cast of MOTOWN as 'Diana Ross' on 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The producers of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL just announced that Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith) will assume the role of “Diana Ross” beginning Thursday, January 23 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

Tony Nominee Montego Glover and More to Star in FSU Alumni Concert at the Laurie Beechman, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and more are set to star in Renegade: A Florida State University Alumni Concert to be presented at The Laurie Beechman Theatre January 13th at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Choreographer Grady McLeod Bowman Creates Dance Version of 'Cups (When I'm Gone)'
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2013

Choreographer and performer Grady McLeod Bowman (Broadway's Billy Elliot, South Pacific, Wonderland, The Pirate Queen) puts his own spin on the 'CUPS (When I'm Gone)' song, popularized by Anna Kendrick in Pitch Perfect, in the video below. Click to check it out! (more...)

Felicia Boswell to Sub for Valisia LeKae in MOTOWN Through 9/23
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 15, 2013

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Felicia Boswell has stepped into the role of 'Diana Ross' in Broadway's MOTOWN, while Tony nominee Valisia LeKae is on vacation. Boswell first began performances earlier this week on August 13, and will remain through September 23 when LeKae returns to the Lunt-Fontanne. (more...)

by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Contours from MOTOWN Perform 'Do You Love Me' on KATIE
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's 'The Contours,' led by Broadway triple threat Eric LaJuan Summers, visited Katie Couric's new nationally syndicated afternoon talk show 'Katie' for a special performance of the Motown hit song 'Do You Love Me,' and to teach America's sweetheart 'The Mashed Potato!' Click below to watch the performance! (more...)

MOTOWN's Brandon Victor Dixon & Valisia LeKae Set for MSNBC's MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL stars Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LeKae and director Charles Randolph Wright will visit MSNBC's acclaimed nationally syndicated live weekly show "Melissa Harris-Perry" on Sunday morning, June 2 in the 11:30am half hour. (more...)

MOTOWN's Valisia Le Kae & Charl Brown Set for NY-1's ON STAGE Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tony Award nominees, Valisia LeKae and Charl Brown, now starring in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, will be featured on NY1 News "On Stage" this weekend beginning Saturday morning, June 1 at 9:30am as they sit down with host Frank DiLellato discuss originating the roles of Diana Ross and Smokey Robinson. (more...)

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - WNBC to Air MOTOWN 'Making Of' Special Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2013

MOTOWNGo behind the scenes of the hit new Broadway show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. WNBC will air a thirty minute "making of" special this Saturday, May 18that 7:00PM, featuring interviews with the stars and creative team, as well as exclusive opening night and backstage footage from the show. Tune into WNBC Channel 4 in the New York metropolitan area. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Career Transition For Dancers' Between-Shows-Get-Together
by Linda Lenzi - May 09, 2013

The Shubert Organization and Career Transition For Dancers along with the host committee welcomed The Broadway Dance Community for a Buffet Dinner & Between-Shows-Get-Together at Sardi's, Eugenia Room yesterday, May 8, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

MOTOWN's Valisia LeKae to Appear on Bravo's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars as Diana Ross in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, will visit Bravo host Andy Cohen live tonight in the 'Watch What Happens Live' clubhouse following being nominated for a 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical today. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL Cast Parties After the Show!
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 15, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL opened last night, April 14, 2013, at Broadway's The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). After the show, the cast and creative team celebrated and was there to join in the party fun. Raise a glass! (more...)

MOTOWN Will Be Featured on CBS THIS MORNING Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2013

Motown founder Berry Gordy and the world premiere Broadway production of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will be featured on "CBS This Morning" tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10, in an exclusive live interview with host Gayle King during the 8:00 a.m. hour. (more...)

by Stage Tube - Apr 01, 2013

'CBS Sunday Morning' host Anthony Mason sat down with Motown founder Berry Gordy to discuss his world premiere Broadway production of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL and the history of the legendary record label for a rare and exclusive profile that aired this Sunday, March 31. Watch the complete television segment below, in addition to a special web exclusive video interview about the origin of the iconic song 'Do You Love Me?'! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2013

"Entertainment Tonight" host Rocsi Diaz goes backstage with MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL stars Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, Charl Brown and Motown founder Berry Gordy tonight, Monday, April 1, for an exclusive behind the scenes look at the new Broadway musical now in previews at The Lunt Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL; Performances Begin Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Get ready, 'cause here it comes- MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL that is! MOTOWN begins preview performances tonight, March 11 and will open on Broadway on April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street).Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. Meet the company of the new musical with videos of them from past productions and roles below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of MOTOWN's Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2013

With MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL less than two weeks away from starting previews, the cast posed for an extensive photo shoot. In this video, the stars not only don the costumes and pose, but they also discuss about this 'magical' show, including what it takes to become their characters, and how this show is 'Motown authentically on Broadway.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: MOTOWN Cast Gives Performance Preview!
by Walter McBride - Feb 11, 2013

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will begin preview performances March 11 and open on Broadway on April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46 Street). Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL will feature a book by Berry Gordy and music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue. The cast and creative team just met the press and you can check out full photo coverage from the press preview performance below! (more...)

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