Motown the Musical - US Tour

Featuring more than 50 classic hits 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 of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.


Palace Theater

(Waterbury, CT)
100 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702


by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
The Marcus Performing Arts Center's Broadway Bash presented by Johnson Financial Group is one of the hottest tickets in Milwaukee. This year we celebrate our 50th Anniversary season with the annual fundraiser on Friday, August 28, and will feature a private Motown Revue with Broadway's Chester Gregory (CHΞSS).
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its run with the release of a new episode today. Season two, episode four features special guests: Natalia Bingham (Broadway National Tour of School of Rock, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child/San Francisco), Winter Donnelly (Broadway's Frozen) and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Lindsay Pearce (Wicked), Isabelle McCalla (The Prom), Mallory Bechtel (Dear Evan Hansen), and more belt songs from Wicked, High School Musical, Waitress, and more on the Broadway Song Association Challenge with Carly Heitner.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company has announced that their annual Spotlight Spectacular Gala will take place virtually on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels Monday, June 15, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The Old Globe today announced that it is moving the productions in its 2020 Summer Season to the summer of 2021, although exact dates have not been settled upon. The season's titles include a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on the Globe's outdoor stage.
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020
RISE TOGETHER, SWEAT TOGETHER: A VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISER launches today, May 17th, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
The 'Resilient Project' unites emergency healthcare professionals from across the country with over 60 Broadway theatre artists to virtually perform 'RESILIENT', a song of inspiration and strength created by Dave Ogrin and Jay Berkow from their new musical Mata Hari.
by Jeffrey Kare - Mar 9, 2020
From March 24th-29th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of Joe DiPietro & David Bryan's 2010 Tony-winning musical, Memphis, at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Robert Hartwell, who will be directing and choreographing the production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Caitlin Cook in Death Wish on April 23 at 9:30pm. Since she was seventeen, Cook has lived by a code: if something scares her, she has to do it. Join this LA-born, NYC-based, Oxford-educated, hyphen-addicted raconteur for a raucous hour of music, comedy, and bathroom stall graffiti art to find out why.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Mrs. Doubtfire is officially in previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Deer Valley Music Festival Principal Conductor Conner Gray Covington and Utah Symphony | Utah Opera (USUO) Interim President & CEO Patricia A. Richards today announced the lineup for the Utah Symphony's 2020 Deer Valley Music Festival in Park City, Utah. The six-week, 19-concert music festival begins on Friday, July 3, 2020 and runs through Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Subscriptions, group and VIP tickets are on sale now. Single-concert tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 12 PM (MDT) at, 801-533-NOTE (801-533-6683) and through ArtTix outlets.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2020
Krystal Joy Brown from Hamilton has recorded a video, tweeted by Governor Andrew Cuomo, addressing specifically young people and urging them to stay home.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Marcus Paul James (Ain't Too Proud, Miss You Like Hell, Motown, RENT) is bringing us all back together for a jam session at Rockwood Music Hall.
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Broadway stage manager Cody Renard Richard spoke with CNN on June 5th to discuss his experiences with racism while working on Broadway, and what he hopes to see in the industry moving forward.
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - Jun 3, 2020
I'm here. These words are championed by theatrical hero Celie from The Color Purple. These words inspire Celie to scream out to the world that she is beautiful and has the right to live a wonderful life. These words must echo across the nation in support of black lives. We all must be here for black lives. 
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 29, 2020
Today's episode features Tony-nominated actress Ariana DeBose! DeBose is known for her varying roles on stage as well as on screen. DeBose is perhaps best known for her role as a?oeDisco Donnaa?? in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.
by BWW Features - Jun 29, 2020
Rodney Earl Jackson Jr., Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing his personal journey in the world of theater, how The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company came to be and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that the current theatrical season will resume in Spring 2021, and has added the Broadway debut of Alice Childress's Trouble in Mind, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, to its roster of upcoming shows. Childress was a Founding Member of the American Negro Theatre and the first African-American woman to be produced professionally in New York (Gold Through The Trees in 1952); Randolph-Wright is a celebrated director and writer whose play Blue had an acclaimed run at Roundabout in 2001. Trouble in Mind will premiere on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre in Winter 2021/22.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
Claim Our Space Now, Hamilton's Krystal Joy Brown, along with fellow officials, leaders, and activists have come together to urge the Broadway & theatrical community at large to peacefully protest the erasure of Black lives and Black Trans Lives in our communities. In alliance with Broadway for Racial Justice, Claim Our Space Now is fighting for respect and action for Tony McDade, Riah Milton, Dominique Fells, Nina Pop, and the countless other lives that have been stolen with little to no recourse. All of our voices are valuable in this urgent fight to save ALL Black lives. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company celebrated its first ever virtual gala fundraiser, Spotlight on Trailblazers, on Monday, June 15, 2020, streaming on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels. The event will be reprised in a highlights version broadcast on Boston's WCVB-TV Channel 5 on Saturday, June 20 at 7:30pm.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jun 15, 2020
Actor and Activist Nik Walker joins Ilana on the podcast and shares stories of growing up the son of a single mom who was first Black female  news anchor in New England. His mother, Liz Walker,  got Nik involved in the theater early as a way to help with most likely what we would diagnose today as Attention Deficit Disorder.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The York Theatre Company will reunite the cast and creative team of the 2016 Musicals in Mufti production of the 1971 hit Broad-way revue Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, a musical entertainment by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll, for a Virtual Company Reunion as part of the live weekly streaming panel series 'Show! (and Tell)'.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
San Francisco's new works incubator PlayGround in partnership with Bay Area theatre veteran Aldo Billingslea, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Planet Earth Arts, and more than 30 leading theatres from the Bay Area and beyond team up to present a Juneteenth livestreamed Zoom reading of Vincent Terrell Durham's thrilling and timely play, Polar Bears, Black Boys & Prairie Fringed Orchids.
by Peter Nason - Jun 11, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Motown songs from 1960-1994. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Original Theatre Company's recent critically acclaimed, innovative online production of Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel Birdsong has spurred the company on to produce another online production while theatres remain closed to live performances.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Producers Brian Moreland and Arvind Ethan David have announced #WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest in benefit of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc and The Bail Project, Black Organizing for Leadership and Dignity (BOLD), BYP100 Education Fund, Forced Trajectory Project (FTP), The Justice Committee, and SONG.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's classic musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is returning to New York in a special concert presentation from Manhattan Concert Productions on February 17th at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall! In celebration of the highly-anticipated production, we're giving you a guide to the star-studded cast, including Noah Galvin, Alex Newell, Jessica Vosk, Andy Karl, and so many more!
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020
Gun & Powder begins performances tonight, January 28, at Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Watch the Pfeiffer and Raver-Lampman perform 'Wide Open Plains' in the new video!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
Aisha Jackson (Frozen, Waitress), Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels, Scotland, PA), and Lexi Lawson (Hamilton, In the Heights), will be among those taking part in 54 Celebrates Whitney Houston at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, February 2nd at 9:30PM.
by Broadwaysted - Jan 28, 2020
The Broadwaysted Crew had a blast seeing so many friends and fans this past weekend at BroadwayCon 2020, so we're bringing you back to the 'Room Where it Happens' every January for many of Broadway's biggest fans around the country and around the globe!
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 7, 2020
Today's subject Marva Hicks is currently living her theatre life onstage at Signature Theatre in the World Premiere Musical Gun & Powder. The production runs through February 23rd in Signature's MAX Theatre space. You'll be able to see my review of the show on Broadway World soon. Trust me it will be worth the wait.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman lead Gun & Powder as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of this new musical.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
This month and beyond artists at Joe's Pub a?" a program and venue of The Public Theater a?" will honor legends and inspirations from across the universe of music. From shows featuring the indelible classic hits of singers like The Rat Pack, Chaka Kahn, and David Bowie to tributes of Dolly Parton and Bette Midler at the beginning of their careers, audiophiles and nostalgists have plenty to look forward to at Joe's Pub.
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2020
Solea Pfeiffer (New York City Center's Evita, West Coast Premiere of Hamilton) and Emmy Raver-Lampman (Netflix's The Umbrella Academy, Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton) star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Check out the new trailer below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
Love is in the air at Joe's Pub! Excited for Valentine's Day? Check out Stew & Heidi of The Negro Problem: Black History Valentine's Day Month (Feb. 5), Brown Girls Burlesque: Love Got Game - Valentine's Edition (Feb. 12), and Isaac Oliver Is Your Valentine (Feb. 13). Hate Valentine's Day? Then, Lea DeLaria: Fuck Love is your ticket (Feb. 14). Indifferent to Valentine's Day? See Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel and Me (Feb. 14 & 15). Also, for the love of music and performance, don't miss Southern Avenue's soul/blues/R&B fusion (Feb. 5), The Loser's Lounge: The Rat Pack - Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and More (Feb. 6-8), Celtic legends Genticorum (Feb. 9), renown soul singer Morgan James (Feb. 9), celebrated feminist comic Jaime Loftus (Feb. 10), game changing singer-songwriter-guitarist FLAX (Feb. 11), an exploration of early Dolly Parton with Nath Ann Carrera (Feb. 12), mesmerizing soul performances at Xavier and Friends: Ladies Of Soul Tribute - Special Chaka Khan Edition (Feb. 13), and raucous live music with rib-tickling storytelling from the award winning MESHELLE (Feb. 15).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Once Upon a Mattress opens Upstairs at the Gatehouse in March 2020. Returning to the Gatehouse with another classic musical rarely seen in London, Mark Giesser steps back into the director's chair for his new production of Once Upon A Mattress, the first musical by Mary Rodgers, daughter of legendary musical composer Richard Rodgers.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Aisha Jawando and Jammy Kasongo will lead the cast as Tina and Ike in TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL as the hit production enters its third year in the West End. Joining them and making her West End debut is Chanel Haynes as the alternate Tina.
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 25, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
North Carolina Theatre has announced casting for its upcoming production of Memphis, playing March 24-29, 2020 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. North Carolina Theatre's production will be directed and choreographed by Broadway performer Robert Hartwell, and Eric Woodall is NC Theatre's producing artistic director.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Featuring stars of Broadway hits Jersey Boys, Motown: The Musical and Chazz Palminteri's A Bronx Tale, The Doo Wop Project traces the evolution of Doo Wop, from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. DWP takes the audience on a journey from the songs of groups like the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos through their influences on the sounds of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations, and The Four Seasons all the way to 'DooWopified' versions of modern musicians like Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz and Maroon 5. The Doo Wop Project comes to The Ridgefield Playhouse Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30pm, part of Northern Trust Broadway & Cabaret Series with support from Teed & Brown, and Pepsi Rock Series powered by Xfinity.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
Arena Stage has announced its 2020/21 Season, which is set to include five world premieres, four plays and three musicals, including a Corbin Bleu-led Catch Me If You Can.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Joe's Pub has released its schedule for Feb 12-22! Brown Girls Burlesque: Love Got Game - Valentine's Edition (Feb. 12), Isaac Oliver Is Your Valentine (Feb. 13), and Lea DeLaria: Fuck Love and more will take to the stage!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Grand Rapids Symphony's popular Picnic Pops returns this summer with the pop/rock sound of Hanson plus the eclectic folk/classical crossover virtuosity of Kittel & Co., the smooth all-male vocal harmonies of The Doo Wop Project, and the joyful, infections world music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo all joining the Grand Rapids Symphony at Cannonbsurg Ski Area in July for the 2020 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops.
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2020
Stars from stage and screen unite from their homes to sing Scott Alan's 'You're Not Alone', sharing a message of hope to anyone feeling lonely, isolated, anxious or depressed during the COVID-19 crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2020
Ariana DeBose will be doing a live online conversation for fans and theatre lovers on the Dramaversity platform Wednesday, April 8 at 2pm EDT. This live online chat is limited to 50 lucky participants, and will be hosted by Dramaversity owner, educator and artist Scot Pankey.