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The Theatre Development Fund’s Stage Doors program and Motown and TDF Welcome 1,500 New York-Area Students at Special Matinee Motown welcomed 1,500 New York City public high school and middle school students from 20 schools (and one school from East Orange, NJ) to a special April 3 matinee. After the show, students from Democracy Prep Endurance Middle School met with stars Brandon Victor Dixon and Krystal Joy Brown.
The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture premiered Berry Gordy, Krystal Joy Brown and More Launch “Motown: The Truth Is A Hit” Exhibit Motown: The Truth Is A Hit exhibit on Feb. 3. Berry Gordy and cast members from the Broadway musical Motown were on hand for the launch.
Producers of Hundreds of Hopefuls Turn Out for Motown Open Call at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre Motown the Musical launched a nationwide open casting call for African-American performers to join the Broadway and upcoming national tour of the musical, which traces the life of music mogul Berry Gordy, Sept. 13 in New York City. Read the Playbill.com story.
Charl Brown, a 2013 Tony Award nominee for his performance as Smokey Robinson, shares a recent two-show day at PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day at Broadway's Motown With Tony Nominee Charl Brown Motown: The Musical. He offers readers an up-close look at his transformation into the music icon and documents how he makes the most of his time between shows and backstage. Read the Playbill.com story.
Cast members from Motown: The Musical Celebrates New Cast Album with Free Apple Store Performance Motown: The Musical appeared at a special live performance at The Apple Store in SoHo on June 27 to celebrate the show's new Original Broadway Cast Recording, released June 4.
Music pioneer Berry Gordy brings his life story to the stage in Motown: The Musical Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party Motown, the new jukebox musical that takes audiences through the highs and lows of life in the recording industry, which officially opened April 14 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The hit-filled musical stars Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LaKae. Read the Playbill.com story.
Dee Snider, the Twisted Sister frontman who has appeared on Broadway in Dee Snider Visits Broadway's Motown Rock of Ages, paid a visit to the new musical Motown this weekend. He met with the show's stars after the performance.
Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LeKae Star in Broadway's Motown: The Musical Motown, the new hit-filled jukebox musical about the life and career of music mogul Berry Gordy, starring Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LaKae, began Broadway previews March 11 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Read the Playbill.com story.
Motown Founder Berry Gordy hosted a special Motown Family Night at Martha Reeves, Lee Daniels, Marvin Gaye III and More Join Berry Gordy for Family Night at Motown: The Musical Motown: The Musical on April 5. Gordy welcomed both the Gordy family and his extended Motown record label family to a very special pre-opening performance to honor the Motown Legacy and those who helped build the company.
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Broadway's Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, Saycon Sengbloh and Cast Offer Sneak Preview of Motown: The Musical Motown: The Musical, about the life and career of music mogul Berry Gordy, will begin previews March 11 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The cast offered a special performance and posed for photos at a Feb. 7 press event held at New 42nd Street Rehearsal Studios. Read the Playbill.com story.
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