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Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013 VideoBroadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2020

Today we flashback to 2013, when Motown first performed on the Bryant Park stage. Motown opened on April 14, 2013 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 738 performances, and returned to Broadway in 2016. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams, it starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia Lekae, Bryan Terrell Clark, Charl Brown, and more.

VIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and M VideoVIDEO: BLUE Celebrates Mothers' Day, Featuring Lynn Whitfield, Phylicia Rashad, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

Blue, the new play directed by Phylicia Rashad, is celebrating Mothers' Day with a new video!

VIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS VideoVIDEO: Donald Webber Jr Performs Anthem From New Musical BORN FOR THIS
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

The Broadway-bound production of BeBe Winans' new autobiographical musical BORN FOR THIS, releases its first-ever music video of the title song, starring Donald Webber, Jr., who is set to depict Winans when BORN FOR THIS comes to Broadway (theatre and dates TBA).  Mr. Winans makes a cameo appearance in the music video, as well.

VIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson VideoVIDEO: First Look at New Musical BORN FOR THIS at ArtsEmerson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2018

ArtsEmerson has announced that Born for This - A New Musical will take the stage this summer for a limited engagement, June 15 - July 15 at the Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Downtown Boston. With original music and lyrics by six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning icon BeBe Winans book by Charles Randolph-Wright, BeBe Winans, and Lisa D'Amour, and direction by Charles-Randolph Wright (Motown the Musical), Born For This celebrates the incredible true story of BeBe Winans - a young man who follows his heart and finds his destiny.

BWW TV: Meet MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Young Michaels
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2017

Meet Nana Ageyman-Bediako (11 years old from Haringey, London), Raphael Higgins-Humes (11 years old from Greenwich, London), Rio Myers (10 years old from Lewisham, London) and Tumo Reetsang (12 years old from Southwark, London), who alternate the roles of Young Michael Jackson, Young Berry Gordy and Young Stevie Wonder in the hit West End show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Click below to watch them share what they love about being in the show!

BWW TV: Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and More Chat West End's MOTOWN on the Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2016

Last night (8 March 2016) marked the opening of the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Last month, due to public demand, a further 200,000 tickets were released for sale taking bookings at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 18 February 2017. Click below to watch the stars strut the red carpet, including Gordy, director Randolph-Wright, Beverley Knight and more!

BWW TV Exclusive: Husband & Wife, Andy Karl & Orfeh Team Up Onstage for American Songbook; Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2016

She has a 'powerhouse voice' (New York Times). He is 'a theater world heartthrob' (New York Times). And together Orfeh and Andy Karl have had an impressively long run as one of Broadway's best couples. Although they met while doing the Broadway production of Saturday Night Fever, their irrepressible chemistry became the stuff of legend when they co-starred in Legally Blonde, which garnered Orfeh a Tony nomination. Karl earned his own Tony nods for his 'physically astounding' (Vulture) performance in the title role of Rocky and last season's On the Twentieth Century. Sexy, funny, and enormously talented, the two just presented their long-awaited onstage reunion, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright as a part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series. Check out exclusive concert highlights below!

VIDEO: Cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Treats Fellow Passengers to Impromptu Performance!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2015

The talented cast of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL treated unsuspecting passengers to an impromptu performance on a Virgin Air flight to Detroit.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below!

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway Cast
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2015

The touring production of MOTOWN the Musical sent a special 'Happy Trails' to the Broadway Production of MOTOWN, closing today, Sunday Jan. 18. With direction and arrangement by Jesse Nager (Smokey Robinson) the video features Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy), Allison Semmes (Diana Ross), Jarran Muse (Marvin Gaye), Krisha Mercano (Suzanne De Passe), and Rod Harrelson (dance captain), all of whom joined the tour from the Broadway company. The video also has appearances from the entire company currently in Philadelphia. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Go Backstage with MOTOWN's Josh Tower, Charl Brown and More!
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

PIX 11 News anchor Tamsen Fadal recently went 'Backstage on Broadway' at Motown the Musical. Stars Josh Tower, Charl Brown, Bryan Terrell Clark, Raymond Luke Jr., and Nathaniel Cullors were on hand to show her behind the scenes at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, while Music Director Joseph Joubert and Hair Department Supervisor Heather Wright revealed some of the details that take audiences back to the Motor City eight times a week. Click below to go backstage with the cast and creative team!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

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!

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!

VIDEO: Watch CBS's 50 YEARS: THE BEATLES Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

CBS News Live Experiences' launch of 50 YEARS: THE BEATLES, hosted this past Sunday night by CBS's Anthony Mason and sponsored byMOTOWN THE MUSICAL, is now available to watch online. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Viral Video Helps Mom Realize Broadway Dreams
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2014

As part of NBC's TODAY show's 'Wishing Well' series, a single mom will travel to New York City to see Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Cast Dedicates Original Song to Valisia LeKae
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2014

As BoadwayWorld previously reported, Tony nominee Valisia LeKae recently announced that she would depart the cast of Broadway's MOTOWN because of an ovarian cancer diagnosis. To express their support of their castmate, the company united to perform a song written especially for her. 'I Am Here' was written by Julius Thomas III and arranged by Jason Michael Webb. Below, check out the song as performed by the cast of MOTOWN!

13 in 30: Video Highlights from 2013- MOTOWN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2013

2014 is upon us, which means that it's time to look back on all of the highs and lows that this past theatre season has brought. BroadwayWorld is wrapping up the year by tributing our favorite moments of 2013, and in this series, we're highlighting 13 of our favorite musical moments on stage in just 30 seconds. Below, check out a 30 second clip from one of our favorite musicals of the year- Motown.

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Cast of MOTOWN on the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2013

Check out video below of the cast of MOTOWN strutting their stuff and singing some of the greatest songs from yesterday's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at World Premiere of LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN at Arena Stage
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

The world premiere of LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN runs October 11-November 17 at Arena Stage. Check out a sneak peek below!