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Motown the Musical - 2014 - US Tour

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and so many more. Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on Broadway in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission

State Theatre- PlayhouseSquare

(Cleveland, OH)
1519 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115


 

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by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) has joined the cast as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn will direct BTG's production.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
Be their guest as Broadway’s Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, and Anna celebrate all the Disney Princesses in Disney Princess – The Concert, an unforgettable evening of story, animation, and song.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2021
2019 Tony nominee Ephraim Sykes has joined the second season of Netflix's Russian Doll in a guest roll. He joins Annie Murphy, and Sharlto Copley Carolyn Michelle Smith in the new season.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2021
The West End production of DISNEY'S THE LION KING will welcome 14 new members to its cast of over 50 actors, singers and dancers when it reopens its doors this summer.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
Bristol Riverside Theatre moves outside for the summer season with help from one of the biggest a cappella sensations in music history! Ten-time Grammy Award Winner Take 6 will kick-off the three month-long William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest. Bristol Riverside Theatre, with help from sponsor William Penn Bank, will present six outdoor summer shows that will be held at Bristol Township's brand-new outdoor amphitheatre.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
This Thursday evening, Tony & Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will join the nonprofit organization Black Broadway Men for an exclusive and thrilling conversation discussing his inspirations, trials, triumphs and his deep philanthropic call to the culture using his art and talent.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
Acclaimed Broadway actress, Syndee Winters, portrays legendary Hollywood star, Lena Horne, in a virtual one-woman show, streaming March 17-31.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2021
Robert Hartwell is a Broadway performer and Founder of The Broadway Collective. His Broadway credits include Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler, Motown The Musical, Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It, and Memphis, as well as the National Tours of Dreamgirls and Motown The Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Broadway's Mykal Kilgore will be performing in a Marvin Gaye tribute at The Grammy Award's Premiere Ceremony, streaming online on March 14 at 3pm ET!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Adapted by director Linnie Reedman, and with music and lyrics by Joe Evans, the piece brings F Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel to life for a semi-staged concert experience. Vibrant characters, popped corks, and infectious rhythms collide with personal conflicts and lost loves in this tragedy of the vanishing jazz era. 
by Team BWW - Mar 29, 2021
BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that Next on Stage is BACK for season 3! Inspired by your favorite network TV singing contests, the site is inviting high school and college aged students to submit videos of themselves performing a song from the musical theatre canon to enter the competition.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2021
March 27 marks World Theatre Day! Although we can't be together to celebrate, we can still reminisce on the fun of theatre in our lives.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021
Broadway Records announced today the release of the Grammy Award-nominated 2018 recording of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND as a double record set printed on orange vinyl. This vinyl set includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021
YOU Management – a talent agency representing performers working in theatre, TV and film in the UK and worldwide– is continuing its global expansion: after merging with OMA - Germany's biggest Musical Theatre agency - in 2019 and navigating the pandemic and its devastating effect on the entertainment industry
by The Chaos Twins - Mar 24, 2021
Black Girl Magic, but make it CHAOS. Malcom X described the black woman as the most disrespected, unprotected and neglected person in America, and yet, black women are surely at the center of much political progress, artistic genius, and family structure throughout history.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Casting has been announced for the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room. The dates have now changed from the previous announcement to 26 April – 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
YOU Management is continuing its global expansion: after merging with OMA - Germany’s biggest Musical Theatre agency - in 2019 and navigating the pandemic and its devastating effect on the entertainment industry. YOU Management will open a third office in Nashville in the United States on 6 April 2021, headed up by senior agent Stacy Gaudioso.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce 12 new guest artists who will appear in its virtual 'Meet the Artists' series this spring and summer. This free series of livestreamed conversations with local and national performing artists is curated to take audiences inside the Ordway's flagship series, Broadway at the Ordway.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 19, 2021
Covington starred on Broadway in 'The Color Purple.' Her other stage roles include 'The Heart of Rock & Roll,' 'Motown the Musical,' 'The Book of Mormon,' and 'Dreamgirls.' 
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2021
The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End with nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2021
Broadway star and Grammy nominee opened the Grammy Premiere Cermony! The tribute performance celebrated the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye's 'Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology).'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
Today (March 10) in live streaming: ladies take over Stars in the House, Next Year, Some Year is back, and more!
by Team BWW - Mar 10, 2021
We're excited to announce that Wicked's Brittney Johnson and Beetlejuice's Dana Steingold are the next artists taking part in our Masterclass series!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
Nothing can keep you down. No man. No woman. Not even a global pandemic! The creators of  SPANDEX THE MUSICAL, a new original musical inspired by the viral video of the 1988 Crystal Light National Aerobics Championship, are producing a new audio musical from quarantine!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
The Barn Theatre have announced an upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Jodie Steele (Heathers; Six The Musical) joins the digital concert rendition of Gatsby A Musical as leading-lady Daisy Buchanan, alongside Liam Doyle (Wicked; Legally Blonde) as Tom Buchanan, and Joe Frost (Jersey Boys; An Officer and a Gentleman) as George Wilson.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
The Wharton Center will present Morgan James and her husband, guitarist Doug Wamble, for a virtual performance on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
This limited-edition vinyl set of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND  includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list, album notes and additional production photos.    
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
The Barn Theatre have today released a first look at the upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2021
Sasha Hutchings (Hamilton, Oklahoma! Fosse/Verdon) and co-host of The Chaos Twins will host HomeGrown: Black Dance History Series, an online event celebrating African influence in American dance. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
'The Prom' and 'West Side Story' star Ariana DeBose, who also played the Bullet in the original Broadway cast of 'Hamilton,' has joined the cast of 'ISS,' an upcoming space thriller from director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Daniel J. Watts, a first-time Tony nominee for his performance as Ike Turner in TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, has just released his recent TedX Broadway Talk 'Letting the Paint Dry.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
Non-Profit organization Musicians United for Social Equity today announced a set of scholarships supporting BIPOC musicians pursuing a career in theatre. This new initiative also heralds the official launch of the organization, co-founded by Kenny Seymour and Stephen Oremus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will present a slate of new events for the spring – including the first in-person performances in the Marx Theatre in over a year with two limited engagements featuring nationally recognized theatre artists.
by Team BWW - Apr 6, 2021
Get to know the judges for the high school and college categories on season 3 of Next on Stage, back again by popular demand!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2021
Lucy St Louis will play 'Christine Daaé' and Rhys Whitfield will play 'Raoul'. They join the previously announced double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as 'The Phantom'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2021
We've rounded up some of the top productions on stage this summer! Find something near you to see using our comprehensive guide below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 24-25, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2021
On Thursday, May 6th, 2021, at 8PM, the Rand Family and many popular and talented Broadway performers invite you to “plug in for PH” as they shine a light on Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) at the 6th annual “Breathless on Broadway” in celebration of WORLD PH DAY. 
by Team BWW - Apr 23, 2021
After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2021
Tony-nominated Broadway star Daniel J. Watts joins TODAY to talk about his series “The Jam,” in which he uses comedy, music and storytelling to paint a picture of what it was like growing up as an only child.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2021
Project Mercury, an audio play anthology series from NYC’s Off Broadway Chatillion Stage Company, presents the world premiere of Deception, a new psychological thriller.  The play features an all-star cast headed by Jason O’Connell. 
by Team BWW - Apr 22, 2021
Brittney teaches acting through song, monologue and scene work. Brittney Johnson is an accomplished Broadway actress. She translates her experience in the industry into workshops, masterclasses, and speaking engagements to better prepare students and industry professionals for all the facets of life as a Performing Artist. The final half hour will include a Q&A with the opportunity for participants to ask questions.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2021
Berkshire Theatre Group has announced immersive outdoor experiences for summer 2021, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Berkshire Theatre Group will work in adherence with government guidelines and corresponding health and safety officials.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
PRO kicks off the Vogel Summer Concert Series which APAC is presenting on Wednesday nights throughout the summer in Asbury Park.
by Team BWW - Apr 19, 2021
After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2021
The virtual Sorting Room Sessions, the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts' popular nightclub series, returns with four new entertaining on-demand programs featuring a range of Motown, jazz, popular and classical music.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2021
Ben Forster will join the cast of the UK premiere of A Killer Party which will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room from 26 April – 23 May.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
After a successful run in December, the amazing Sunday Soul concert series will return to Chiswick Playhouse as part of the already announced Recharged Festival.  Sunday Soul see musical theatre stars dig deep and explore music that feeds the soul in these intimate gigs. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Renell Shaw, composer, songwriter and Associate Artist of Hackney Empire, today releases a new video to accompany his Ivor Novello award-winning composition THE VISION THEY HAD (FROM THE WINDRUSH SUITE).