Motown The Musical tells the true story of the iconic Detroit-based record company that defined pop and soul music in the 1960s and 70s. With a book by founder Berry Gordy, the musical features some of the biggest hits of all time made famous by artists like Diana Ross and The Supremes, Smokey Robinson, The Four Tops and The Jackson 5.
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In Part One of this three-part video series, Clark explores the dressing rooms of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and comes upon cast mates preparing for the day’s performance. Mid-show, Clark dons the wig, facial hair and costume needed to propel his Marvin Gaye character from the 1960s into the 1970s.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.