Motown the Musical on Tour

Running Time
Two hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission


New 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...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

Strictly's Vincent & Flavia to Bring TANGO MODERNO to Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Strictly superstars Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace return to the stage with their most audacious and thrilling show yet, Tango Moderno. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 6th, 2017: Bernadette Peters Announced as Next 'Dolly' and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 6, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Bernadette Peters Announced as Next 'Dolly,' and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: Swarovski Crystals Make National Theatre's FOLLIES Sparkle
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Swarovski illuminates the National Theatre for the first time with 600,000 crystals adorning the dazzling costumes in its much-anticipated revival of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical, Follies. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Allied Integrated Marketing Revamps Broadway Touring Division
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Allied Integrated Marketing announced today that Allied Touring will succeed Allied Live as the national tour marketing and publicity arm of Allied under the joint leadership of industry veterans Marya K. Peters and Andrew Damer, who will serve as Vice Presidents and co-heads of the division. Allied Touring is the leading agency specializing in touring Broadway shows. (more...)

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...)

Dinner and a Show: STAGE LEFT STEAK and STATE THEATRE NJ in New Brunswick
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 4, 2017

State Theatre New Jersey is presenting an exciting line-up of shows. Stage Left Steak and Catherine Lombardi is just a few steps from the theatre offering dining pleasures and a wonderful beverage program. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief September 29th, 2017: MOTOWN Kicks Off National Tour, CHER, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 29, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MOTOWN Kicks Off National Tour, CHER, and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Hackney Empire's 2017 Panto CINDERELLA, Starring Aisha Jawando
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. Established West End performer Aisha Jawando (Motown the Musical, Beautiful) will be stepping into the glass slippers of the title role. She will be joined by Hackney Empire pantomime legends Tony Whittle and Kat B as the Ugly Sisters. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Max von Essen and Byron Jennings to Lead New Musical DANGEROUS in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Producer Neal Rubinstein announced today that the Broadway-aimed new musical DANGEROUS will receive two private industry concert presentations on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 3pm and 6pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 27, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Aisha Jawando, Tony Whittle, Kat B, and More to Star in Hackney Empire's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Hackney Empire today announces casting for its highly anticipated 2017 Christmas pantomime, Cinderella, having last been staged at the venue in 2011. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 26, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

West End's ANNIE Replaces MURIEL'S WEDDING in Toronto; FUN HOME Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

David Mirvish today announced three new productions to the 2017-18 lineup, a change to one show in the main series and the casting for two locally produced shows in the Off-Mirvish series. (more...)


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BWW's On This Day - September 25, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Bea Corley, Jeremy Kushnier, Charlotte Maltby and Josh Young to Headline THE SECRET GARDEN at TUTS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Theatrical talent from across the country will converge on Houston to bring the 5th Avenue Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Theatre Under The Stars. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 23, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 9/23/2017
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BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 9/23/2017. (more...)

Broadway's Chester Gregory Joins the Cast of Kansas City Repertory's FENCES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Fresh off an 8-month run starring as Berry Gordy in Motown: The Musical, Gary, Indiana native Chester Gregory has been added to the cast of the Kansas City Repertory production of August Wilson's FENCES. (more...)

Linda Eder, Sleeping Beauty, Elvis Show and More Set for THE CENTER's 2017-18 Season in Coral Springs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

THE CENTER, formerly known as the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is launching a music-packed 2017-18 season next month with an exciting, diverse, audience-wowing array of concerts, shows and events. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for HAIR's Immersive 50th Anniversary Production at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The rock musical HAIR opens at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018. Opening night will be on Wednesday 11 October 2017, and the 50th Anniversary Gala will be held on Tuesday 17 October. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 21, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brenda Braxton to Lead Industry Reading of NYMF Musical TRAV'LIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, now through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - September 19, 2017
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JERSEY BOYS, Kansas and More Set for Palace Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Palace Theater's 17 18 season is nothing short of phenomenal boasting a two-week engagement of the blockbuster Cameron Macintosh's production of Andrew Lloyd Weber's The Phantom of the Opera, plus four other Tony Award winning musicals as part of the Webster Broadway series, along with concerts by Ray Lamontagne, Kansas and Kool & the Gang, guaranteed to have you celebrating good times all year long! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the psychedelic musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, September 19 through October 15. Expect the unexpected as Little Shop of Horrors is presented to our audience in a brand new and exciting way. Remember whatever you do, DO NOT FEED THE PLANT! (more...)

Tina Turner Musical TINA to Open in West End April 2018 at Aldwych Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Today, 15 September 2017, Stage Entertainment are pleased to confirm that TINA, a new musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, will open at the Aldwych Theatre in April 2018. Performances will begin on 21 March 2018 with press night on 17 April 2018. TINA is initially booking to 16 June 2018. (more...)

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Davis Gaines, and More Join Fall MUNY MAGIC at The Sheldon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

The fifth installment of Muny Magic at The Sheldon, The Muny's bi-annual showcase of favorite Muny artists, will be October 18 & 19 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sheldon Concert Hall. (more...)

Single 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...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 9/5/2017 - 9/12/2017
by - Sep 12, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 9/5/2017 - 9/12/2017. (more...)

Full Cast and Updated Schedule Announced for 50th Anniversary Production of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Andy Coxon has been cast in the iconic role of Berger, in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Star and Recording Artist Morgan James
by Theater People Podcast - Sep 11, 2017

On Monday, September 11, Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Morgan James. For the episode, James shares her story of first moving to New York City to attend the Julliard School as a voice major. Attending Julliard had been a life-long dream and when she was wait listed, she had to get creative in order to make her admission a reality. After graduating and deciding to pursue a career in musical theater, James struggled to find work and had to figure out how she best fit into 'the business.' (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/7/2017
by - Oct 7, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10/7/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Inspirational Voices Models New WorkLeisure Collection for Project Gravitas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Fashion brand Project Gravitas has partnered with Broadway Inspirational Voices to celebrate the launch of their WorkLeisure collection.The campaign photographed 15 female members of the choir - ranging from a size 0 to size 22 - all wearing Project Gravitas' new WorkLeisure dresses. Scroll down for the portrait! (more...)

Sean Montgomery, Kerry Conte, Jeremy Benton and Kelly Sheehan to Lead IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film, have announced casting for the upcoming National Tour. (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Heads to Lincoln Later this Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

The Lied Center for Performing Arts has just announced that Motown the Musical will play Lincoln, Nebraska on October 21-22, 2017. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Opens Musical Theatre West's 65th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Musical Theatre West celebrates its 65th ANNIVERSARY SEASON with an outstanding line-up of classic and contemporary Broadway masterpieces, opening with Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning production In the Heights, October 20 through November 5, 2017. (more...)

Tony Nominee Brandon Victor Dixon Upped to Series Regular on Hit Starz Drama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Brandon Victor Dixon, who guest starred in a recurring role in the fourth season of Starz's hit drama series POWER, will appear as a series regular in Season 5. (more...)

Washington Pavilion Breaks All-Time Season Subscription Record
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Washington Pavilion is excited to announce it has once again broken the all-time record for number of subscriptions to its annual Pavilion Performance Series. The 2017-18 Pavilion Performance Series opened in late September with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, KINKY BOOTS. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Tituss Burgess, Lesli Margherita and More Will Help 'Legends Live On' in ROCKERS ON BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Path Fund Inc. has announced the initial list of performers that will appear at the 24th Annual ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: LEGENDS LIVE ON! on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street) at 8 p.m. (more...)

Christina Bianco and More Set for 9th Annual BROADWAY CAN! to Benefit City Harvest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

The 9th Annual Broadway Can! Concert for City Harvest will be presented at Don't Tell Mama, Monday, November 13th at 7pm. The evening will be comprised of songs by composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Max von Essen, Byron Jennings, Scarlett Strallen and More Read DANGEROUS Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 17, 2017

Broadway-aimed new musical DANGEROUS received two private industry concert presentations on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 3pm and 6pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the action. Check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Rick Elice Talks JERSEY BOYS at State Theatre NJ 10/13 to 10/15
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2017

State Theatre New Jersey has an exciting schedule of Broadway shows this season on the New Brunswick stage. Kicking off the line-up is the New Jersey Premiere of 'Jersey Boys' from October 13 to October 15. Broadwayworld.com had the fascinating opportunity to interview Rick Elice, who co-wrote the book for 'Jersey Boys' along with Marshall Brickman. (more...)

Exclusive Interview: Director David Armstrong Talks Revising, New Songs, and Broadway Plans for TUTS' THE SECRET GARDEN
by Alan Henry - Oct 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld had a chance to speak to David Armstrong, the director of THE SECRET GARDEN, currently on stage at Theatre Under The Stars in Houston! (more...)

James Rado Nods to Current Politics with Additions to 50th Anniversary HAIR at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Opening tonight 11 October is the new production of the first protest musical HAIR at The Vaults. 85-year-old Tony- and Grammy Award-winning writer/lyricist of HAIR, James Rado, told young producer Katy Lipson and young director of HAIR Jonathan O'Boyle, 'I'd like this production to have the definitive script of HAIR - there's never been one in 50 years.' Scroll down to see some of the new script lines, as well as programme notes from both O'Boyle and Rado! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 50th Anniversary, Immersive HAIR at The Vaults
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Andy Coxon plays the iconic role of Berger in the new 50th anniversary production of HAIR. The rock musical HAIR opened at London's fully immersive Off-West-End theatre, The Vaults, from Wednesday 4 October 2017 and is now to run to Saturday 13 January 2018 (Press Night Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 7.30pm & 50th Anniversary Gala Tuesday 17 October at 7.30pm). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look at TUTS' Broadway-Aimed THE SECRET GARDEN in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-Aimed 5th Avenue Theatre Company and the Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of THE SECRET GARDEN presented by Theatre Under The Stars. (more...)

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