Motown the Musical Broadway

$97-$250

Featuring all the classics you love, 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 of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown The Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy's incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 45 minutes, with one intermission

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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.
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!
by Michael Dale - July 22, 2016
Despite clunky writing, Berry Gordy's autobiographical musical is packed with great songs and terrific performances.
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.
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016
Motown the Musical has just announced its digital lottery and student rush policies for its Broadway return.
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!
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. 
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!
by Michael Dale - July 14, 2016
MOTOWN cast members talk about establishing a connection to the 1960s and gaining perspective while touring the country.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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.