First Look: ‘Motown: The Musical’ On Broadway

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Motown: The Musical will make it’s Broadway debut this spring, and by the looks of things, fans of the legendary Motown sound are for a treat.

TheGrio.com has the exclusive first photos from Motown:The Musical‘s Broadway advertising and promotional campaign.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, the musical stars Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) as Berry Gordy, Valisia LeKae (The Book of Mormon) as Diana Ross, Charl Brown (Jersey Boys) as Smokey Robinson among a cast of 40.

Motown: The Musical is produced by Berry Gordy and features a book of music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalog and choreography by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams.Motown: The Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed America 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 so many more.

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