From Bring It On to Pippin, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Musicals

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04 Apr 2013

Show: Motown: The Musical
Theatre: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Preview: March 11, 2013

Opening: April 14, 2013
Closing: Open-ended

Creators: Book by Berry Gordy. Music and lyrics from the Motown catalog. Direction by Charles Randolph-Wright. Choreography by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams.
Original Principal Cast: Brandon Victor Dixon as Berry Gordy, Valisia Lekae as Diana Ross, Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson and Bryan Terrell Clark as Marvin Gaye.

Synopsis: According to producers, "Motown tells the gripping story behind the hits as Smokey finds his unique voice, Diana skyrockets to stardom and Berry fights against the odds to turn his improbable dream into a triumphant reality. The music that shattered barriers and shaped our lives finally comes to the Broadway stage in the season's most highly anticipated world-premiere event."

Check out photos from the press preview of Motown.

Playbill Video visits Motown in rehearsal:


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