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Motown The Musical - Broadway

A new musical based on the life on Motown founder Berry Gordy.

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Hail to the Beat! Motown the Musical Recoups Just Before Closing on Broadway

Hail to the Beat! Motown the Musical Recoups Just Before Closing on Broadway

Motown the Musical, the tuner featuring the music of the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, has recouped its $18 million investment. As previously reported, the Broadway production will play its final performance on January 18 at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre to make way for Finding Neverland. Motown intends to return to the Great White Way in ...

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Photos! Whoopi Goldberg Goes ‘Dancing in the Street’ with the Cast of Broadway’s Motown

Photos! Whoopi Goldberg Goes ‘Dancing in the Street’ with the Cast of Broadway’s Motown

Whoopi Goldberg isn’t letting the winter blues get her down! The View co-host took a field trip to Broadway’s Motown the Musical on December 30, 2014 to heat things up with stars (from left) Nik Walker (on for Byran Terrell Clark as Marvin Gaye), Krystal Joy Brown, Charl Brown, Josh Tower and more. After rocking out to dozens ...

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Bye Bye Baby! Motown the Musical Sets Broadway Closing Date with Plans for a Comeback

Bye Bye Baby! Motown the Musical Sets Broadway Closing Date with Plans for a Comeback

What's going on? Broadway's Motown the Musical will close on January 18, 2015. The tuner, which opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 14, 2013, plans to return to the Great White Way at a Nederlander theater to be announced in July 2016.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and featuring a book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown The ...

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WNBA Coach & Former Detroit Pistons Player Bill Laimbeer Gets a Taste of Motor City at Motown

WNBA Coach & Former Detroit Pistons Player Bill Laimbeer Gets a Taste of Motor City at Motown

Bill Laimbeer knows a thing or two about Detroit—although he was raised in Chicago and California, the former NBA player shot hoops for the Detroit Pistons for nearly a decade. He went on to coach the WNBA’s Detroit Shock before heading to New York City in 2013 to coach the New York Liberty. The coach didn’t need ...

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You've Really Got a Hold on Me! The Cast of Motown Celebrates 500 Performances of the Hit Musical

You've Really Got a Hold on Me! The Cast of Motown Celebrates 500 Performances of the Hit Musical

The cast of Motown the Musical really had something to sing about on June 26! After their performance, the stars assembled on stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to celebrate the hit musical’s 500th performance on Broadway. Motown stars Josh Tower, Krystal Joy Brown, director Charles Randolph-Wright and more were on hand to eat some delicious cake in honor of ...

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Hi, Hi Baby! Motown Star Josh Tower, Hours After First Performance, and Wife Karen Welcome Baby Girl

Hi, Hi Baby! Motown Star Josh Tower, Hours After First Performance, and Wife Karen Welcome Baby Girl

We have no doubt that babies are still made to the music of Motown, but we didn’t realize it was that literal! Josh Tower, just hours after finishing his first performance as Berry Gordy in Motown the Musical, and his wife Karen welcomed a new baby daughter: Marlowe Rose Cortes-Tower.

After his first curtain call on June 17 at ...

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Hail to the Beat! Josh Tower Joins Broadway’s Motown the Musical as Berry Gordy

Hail to the Beat! Josh Tower Joins Broadway’s Motown the Musical as Berry Gordy

There’s a new Berry in town! Broadway alum Josh Tower steps into Motown the Musical on Broadway beginning June 17. Tower replaces Brandon Victor Dixon, who played his final performance on June 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Tower has appeared on Broadway in The Lion King and Ragtime. His additional stage credits include Langston in Harlem, Murder Ballad, Miss ...

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All We Need to Get By! Josh Tower Will Step Into Motown The Musical as Broadway’s Newest Berry Gordy

All We Need to Get By! Josh Tower Will Step Into Motown The Musical as Broadway’s Newest Berry Gordy

Hail to the beat! Motown the Musical will welcome Broadway alum Josh Tower to the cast as the show’s newest Berry Gordy. Tower will begin performances on June 17, taking over for Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon. Beginning June 15 (Dixon's final performance), the tuner will play a new schedule, with two-show Saturdays and Sundays at the Lunt-Fontanne ...

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Tony Nominee Valisia LeKae is Cancer Free: 'I Am So Grateful For Your Love and Support!'

Tony Nominee Valisia LeKae is Cancer Free: 'I Am So Grateful For Your Love and Support!'

Tony nominee Valisia LeKae, who revealed in 2013 that she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, has shared with Broadway.com that she is now cancer free. LeKae, who originated the role of Diana Ross in Motown The Musical, wrote, “This time last year I was celebrating with the Broadway community and the celebration continues with the news that I ...

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Get Ready, ‘Cause Here She Comes! Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson Meets the Cast of Motown

Get Ready, ‘Cause Here She Comes! Oscar Winner Jennifer Hudson Meets the Cast of Motown
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Oscar-winning Dreamgirls star and American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson met the cast of Broadway’s Motown the Musical on April 22, 2014. Click for photos of her visit!

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