Berry Gordy News

Date of Birth: November 28, 1929 (87)
Birth Place: Detroit, MI, USA
Gender: Male
New Temptations Musical 'AIN'T TOO PROUD' Extends Again at Berkeley RepNew Temptations Musical 'AIN'T TOO PROUD' Extends Again at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

In response to critical praise and overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world-premiere musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will add two more weeks of performances to its extended run and will now close on Sunday, November 5. (more...)

Review Roundup: AIN'T TOO PROUD - The Temptations Musical - at Berkeley Repertory TheatreReview Roundup: AIN'T TOO PROUD - The Temptations Musical - at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

A new musical, AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS chronicles the journey of five young men on the streets of Detroit who became music legends. The show runs through October 22 at Berkeley Rep Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Sneak Peek - Shaquille O'Neal Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASSSneak Peek - Shaquille O'Neal Featured on Next OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS featuring an unprecedented first person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, is in its sixth season with a new episode on today, September 16 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network featuring NBA champion and Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At Berkeley Rep's AIN'T TOO PROUDVIDEO: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At Berkeley Rep's AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

A new musical, AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS chronicles the journey of five young men on the streets of Detroit who became music legends. The show runs through October 22 at Berkeley Rep Theatre! (more...)

Single Tickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway in South Bend's 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS, A CHORUS LINE and MoreSingle Tickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway in South Bend's 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS, A CHORUS LINE and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway Theatre League has announced that individual tickets go on sale for the 2017-18 Broadway In South Bend Series Monday, September 18, 2017 at The Morris Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Repertory TheatrePhoto Flash: Get A First Look at AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS had its world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre on August 31, and runs until October 22! (more...)

Sneak Peek - LL Cool J Featured in Next Episode of OPRAH'S MASTER CLASSSneak Peek - LL Cool J Featured in Next Episode of OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS
by TV News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS featuring an unprecedented first–person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, is in its sixth season, with a new episode on Saturday, September 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network featuring hip-hop pioneer LL Cool J. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley RepNew Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Kenneth Mosley, Trenyce, Matt Manuel and Justin Reynolds to Lead MOTOWN THE MUSICAL National Tour; Cast Complete!Kenneth Mosley, Trenyce, Matt Manuel and Justin Reynolds to Lead MOTOWN THE MUSICAL National Tour; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Work Light Productions has announced the complete cast for the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. (more...)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Berkeley Rep's AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONSVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Berkeley Rep's AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2017

Berkeley Rep's newest musical AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF OF THE TEMPTATIONS started previews on August 31. Go behind the scenes and hear from director Des McAnuff, writer Dominique Morisseau, choreographer Sergio Trujillo, and more as they discuss bringing this show to life. (more...)

Flash Sale: Find Great Deals On Tickets For MOTOWN THE MUSICALFlash Sale: Find Great Deals On Tickets For MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The hit West End production of Motown the Musical features music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy. It's currently playing at London's Shaftesbury Theatre - book tickets here from just £20.35! (more...)

BWW Review: The Pure Joy of MUSE-IQUE's Summer of Sound: GLOW/TOWNBWW Review: The Pure Joy of MUSE-IQUE's Summer of Sound: GLOW/TOWN
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 31, 2017

It's official. I have a new favorite thing, and it is called MUSE/IQUE. You would too if you'd been in the audience for GLOW/TOWN, the third in a 3-part series celebrating Motown and its roots Saturday night at Caltech. From the structure of the program to the sophistication of the environment, Artistic Director Rachael Worby and company have created a musical experience in a class by itself. (more...)

OWN Shares Sneak Peek at OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Featuring Steve HarveyOWN Shares Sneak Peek at OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS Featuring Steve Harvey
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series OPRAH'S MASTER CLASS featuring an unprecedented first–person insight into the brilliant minds of entertainers and public figures we love, respect and admire, is in its sixth season (more...)

The Temptations Head to Capitol Center for the Arts this OctoberThe Temptations Head to Capitol Center for the Arts this October
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

It'll be Motown magic when the legendary The Temptations appear at the Capitol Center for the Arts on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)

DREAMGIRLS' Marisha Wallace, Liisi LaFontaine and More Set for West End Live Lounge's WOMANDREAMGIRLS' Marisha Wallace, Liisi LaFontaine and More Set for West End Live Lounge's WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

On Sunday 24th September, West End Live Lounge comes to The Other Palace with 'WOMAN'- an evening celebrating the work of some of most influential and iconic women in the world of music. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway In Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS and MoreTickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway In Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Theater League has announced that individual tickets go on sale for the 2017-18 Broadway In Thousand Oaks Series Monday, August 28, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Starlight TheatreBWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Aug 23, 2017

2013's 'Motown, The Musical' opened Tuesday night for a week's run through August 27 at Starlight Theatre inside Swope Park to a responsive, handclapping, music-swaying, delighted audience. 'Motown' is what old films might call a biopic with music. It tells the story of 'Motown' founder and owner Berry Gordy Junior and his business and personal journey through popular music based in the black experience of mid-20th Century Detroit Michigan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mo Farah Boogies Down with MOTOWN on the West EndPhoto Flash: Mo Farah Boogies Down with MOTOWN on the West End
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

 Last night (21 August 2017) the legendary British athlete Mo Farah met with the West End cast of Motown the Musical having watched the hit show at the Shaftesbury Theatre.  He met with the full company of actors including Cedric Neal who plays Berry Gordy (found of the iconic record label), Lucy St Louis who plays Diana Ross and Raphael Higgins-Humes who plays Young Michael Jackson.  (more...)

BROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This TuesdayBROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Single tickets for the 2017-2018 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square will go on sale August 22 at 10:00 a.m. The Broadway series, the third season under the management of The Grand Opera House, includes four week-long productions, THE WIZARD OF OZ, CABARET, DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY LIVE ON STAGE, and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. In addition, the schedule includes three limited-engagements, RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL, THE ILLUSIONISTS: LIVE FROM BROADWAY and DANCE TO THE MOVIES. (more...)

The Sweet Sounds of MOTOWN The Musical Will Fill Starlight TheatreThe Sweet Sounds of MOTOWN The Musical Will Fill Starlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Motown The Musical, the Tony Award-nominated tribute to the musical greats of the 1960s and '70s, brings its signature sound and American dream story to Starlight Theatre for six performances August 22-27. The acclaimed musical follows the true life story of Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. on his journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul. The man who founded Motown records in Detroit in 1959 went on to launch the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. (more...)

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