Fans of the classic tunes from Motown: The Musical will have plenty of chances to groove along to those soulful oldies. The ensemble of the Broadway-bound tuner will record an original cast album containing new renditions of Motown songs featured in the show. As a companion piece, Universal Music is also releasing the album Motown Originals: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Show!
No release date has been set for the musical's cast album, but Motown Originals will be available digitally on March 5 and in stores on March 12. A collection of original recordings of Motor City music, the album will include songs like “Get Ready,” “Shop Around,” “Where Did Our Love Go,” “What’s Going On,” “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”
Music legends like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and more will get their due in Motown: The Musical, which tells the story of music mogul Berry Gordy's rise to fame as the founder of one of America’s most enduring music genres. The cast of the show includes Brandon Victor Dixon as Gordy, Valisia LeKae as Ross, Charl Brown as Robinson and more. Motown: The Musical begins its run on March 11 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
Get ready for all of the Motown madness by watching Broadway.com's interviews with the cast below!