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MOTOWN Plays Final Broadway Performance TodayMOTOWN Plays Final Broadway Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2016

The Broadway return engagement of Motown the Musical, the last stop on the First National Tour, will play its final performance  today at The Nederlander Theatre. (more...)
BWW TV: Find Out Which Motown Hits Get the Cast Dancing in the Street!BWW TV: Find Out Which Motown Hits Get the Cast Dancing in the Street!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 23, 2016

The show features over sixty hits from the Motown catalogue, leaving just one important question- which one is the best? Watch below as the cast decides! (more...)
BWW Review: The Music of MOTOWN Returns; Unfortunately, So Does The BookBWW Review: The Music of MOTOWN Returns; Unfortunately, So Does The Book
by Michael Dale - July 22, 2016

Despite clunky writing, Berry Gordy's autobiographical musical is packed with great songs and terrific performances. (more...)
BREAKING NEWS: MOTOWN Will Conclude Broadway Run Early on July 31BREAKING NEWS: MOTOWN Will Conclude Broadway Run Early on July 31
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

The Broadway return engagement of Motown The Musical, the last stop on the First National Tour, will play its final performance at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Sunday, July 31, 2016. (more...)
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Digital Lottery, Student Rush Launch This WeekMOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Digital Lottery, Student Rush Launch This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

Motown the Musical has just announced its digital lottery and student rush policies for its Broadway return. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside MOTOWN's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside MOTOWN's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - July 18, 2016

Motown the Musical returned to Broadway last week at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony and below, check out photos of recipient Rod Harrelson with the company! (more...)
Photo Coverage: They're Back! Berry Gordy Helps MOTOWN Celebrate Broadway ReturnPhoto Coverage: They're Back! Berry Gordy Helps MOTOWN Celebrate Broadway Return
by Jennifer Broski - July 15, 2016

Motown the Musical returned to Broadway this week at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41 Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016.  (more...)
BWW TV: Bryant Park Gets Its Groove On with the Cast of MOTOWN!BWW TV: Bryant Park Gets Its Groove On with the Cast of MOTOWN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 14, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of Motown (Chester Gregory, Allison Semmes, J.J. Batteast, Elijah Ahmad Lewis, Rashad Naylor, Marq Moss, Rod Harrelson, Galen J. Williams, Jarvis B. Manning, Jr., Trisha Jeffrey,Krisha Marcano, Chante Carmel, Nik Alexander, Chadae, Julius Thomas III, Loren Lott,Ramone Owens, Olivia Puckett, Jamison Scott, Joey Stone, Martina Sykes, Anissa Felix, Talya Groves, Nicholas Ryan) who performed the songs 'I Want You Back,' 'Stop! In the Name of Love,' 'Do You Love Me,' 'Get Ready,' 'Dancing in the Street' and more. Check out highlights below! (more...)
VIDEO: MOTOWN Returns To Broadway As Cast Connects Past and PresentVIDEO: MOTOWN Returns To Broadway As Cast Connects Past and Present
by Michael Dale - July 14, 2016

MOTOWN cast members talk about establishing a connection to the 1960s and gaining perspective while touring the country. (more...)
Photo Coverage: MOTOWN's Berry Gordy gets His Place on the Walls of Sardi's!Photo Coverage: MOTOWN's Berry Gordy gets His Place on the Walls of Sardi's!
by Walter McBride - July 14, 2016

Just yesterday, Motown founder and legendary songwriter, producer, director, innovative entrepreneur, teacher and visionary Berry Gordy joined the ranks of Broadway royalty as he was honored with his very own Sardi's portrait. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)
Here They Come! Meet the Cast of MOTOWN, Returning to Broadway TonightHere They Come! Meet the Cast of MOTOWN, Returning to Broadway Tonight
by Meet the Cast - July 12, 2016

Motown the Musical returns to Broadway tonight, Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch highlights from the original production below! (more...)
Bid To Appear in Broadway's MOTOWN, Support Vineyard Arts ProjectBid To Appear in Broadway's MOTOWN, Support Vineyard Arts Project
by Michael Dale - July 11, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction offers a chance to appear in the return engagement of the Broadway hit featuring some of the world's most beloved music. (more...)
BWW TV: Get Ready and Preview MOTOWN's Broadway Return!BWW TV: Get Ready and Preview MOTOWN's Broadway Return!
by TV - Press Previews - July 11, 2016

?Motown the Musical returns to Broadway this summer, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. The company just previewed the show, and BroadwayWorld is giving you a sneak peek below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Here They Come! Meet The Cast of Broadway-Bound MOTOWNPhoto Coverage: Here They Come! Meet The Cast of Broadway-Bound MOTOWN
by Walter McBride - July 11, 2016

Motown the Musical returns to Broadway this summer, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. The company just previewed the show, and you can get acquainted with the whole company below! (more...)
BWW Interview: Broadway-Bound Allison Semmes Is Living Her Dream as MOTOWN's Diana RossBWW Interview: Broadway-Bound Allison Semmes Is Living Her Dream as MOTOWN's Diana Ross
by Ashley LaChant - July 10, 2016

MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL has wowed audiences across the country, and after an exciting run on Broadway and a national tour, the magic of MOTOWN makes its way back to the Nederlander Theater for a limited 18 week engagement. BroadwayWorld sat down with the lovely Allison Semmes, who, after two and a half years in the MOTOWN family, continues to sparkle in the role of Diana Ross. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Dancing in the Street! MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Rehearses for Broadway ReturnPhoto Coverage: Dancing in the Street! MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Rehearses for Broadway Return
by Walter McBride - July 9, 2016

Motown the Musical returns to Broadway this summer, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. The company just previewed the show, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from rehearsals below! (more...)
Up on the Marquee: MOTOWN Back on Broadway!Up on the Marquee: MOTOWN Back on Broadway!
by Walter McBride - June 21, 2016

Motown the Musical returns to Broadway this summer, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. (more...)
Chester Gregory, Allison Semmes, Jesse Nager & Jarran Muse Will Lead MOTOWN's Broadway Return; Full Cast Announced!Chester Gregory, Allison Semmes, Jesse Nager & Jarran Muse Will Lead MOTOWN's Broadway Return; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy just announced complete casting for the Broadway return of Motown The Musical, beginning performances Tuesday, July 12 at The Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41Street) for a strictly limited 18-week-only engagement through Sunday, November 13, 2016. (more...)
BWW Review: MOTOWN Hits Fox Cities P.A.C.BWW Review: MOTOWN Hits Fox Cities P.A.C.
by Meredith Kreisa - April 6, 2016

If you haven't heard it through the grapevine, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has arrived at the Fox Cities P.A.C. Prepare to be impressed (more...)
BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Shaftesbury Theatre, March 10 2016BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, Shaftesbury Theatre, March 10 2016
by Tom Cox - March 10, 2016

Motown the Musical smashes together all of your favourite Motown hits, while following the story of Berry Gordy, the man who made it all happen. (more...)
BWW Interview: Lifelong Musical Influences Shape Chester Gregory's Role in MOTOWN THE MUSICALBWW Interview: Lifelong Musical Influences Shape Chester Gregory's Role in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Amanda Etchison - February 23, 2016

For Chester Gregory, the opportunity to portray the founder of the Motown record label, Berry Gordy, was the logical next step in his personal musical journey. "A lot of work has led me to this role. So, it is like a full circle moment for me," said Gregory, who plays Gordy in "Motown the Musical," set to be performed in Columbus Tuesday through Sunday at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)
Tickets for MOTOWN's Broadway Return Now Available for Citi Card Holders; General Sale Begins Next WeekTickets for MOTOWN's Broadway Return Now Available for Citi Card Holders; General Sale Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - February 8, 2016

Tickets for the Broadway return of the Motown The Musical are now on sale exclusively to Citi card members, beginning today, Monday, February 8 through Tuesday, February 16 at 9:59am (EST). Visit http://citiprivatepass.com/motown for details. (more...)
Ticket Pre-Sale Begins Today for MOTOWN's Broadway ReturnTicket Pre-Sale Begins Today for MOTOWN's Broadway Return
by BWW News Desk - February 8, 2016

Tickets for the Broadway return of the Motown The Musical are now on sale exclusively to Citi® card members, beginning today, Monday, February 8 through Tuesday, February 16 at 9:59am (EST). (more...)
Photo Flash: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Celebrates Opening Night at the National TheatrePhoto Flash: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Celebrates Opening Night at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - December 8, 2015

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Broadway at the National present the Washington premiere of Motown the Musical, playing the National Theatre now through January 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities, featuring Berry Gordy himself, below! (more...)



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