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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Motown the Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown founder Berry Gordy’s incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. Featuring all the classics you love, Motown the Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience the next electrifying chapter in the Motown story.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Jan. 18, 2015.

Theater

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

205 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

Story

What Is the Story of Motown The Musical?
Written by label founder Berry Gordy, Motown The Musical charts the meteoric career of Gordy from his days as a wannabe boxer in Detroit to his position as the head of the Motown record label. As Gordy discovers new talents like Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson and The Supremes, he also finds himself entangled in a drama-fueled romance with Diana Ross. The show stretches across decades as it tells the true story of Gordy—and Motown’s—rise to fame.

Show Dates

Preview

Mar 11 2013

Opening

Apr 14 2013

Closing

Jan 18 2015

Critics' Reviews

"The real stars, though, are those tunes. If Broadway producers insist on producing jukebox musicals, there's no better jukebox to seek out than the classic Motown catalog."

Review by Thom Geier from Entertainment Weekly

"Charles Randolph-Wright proves a director with real skill, able to seamlessly juggle an insane amount of songs, dozens of scenes and harness some quite stunning performances, led by a go-for-it Brandon Victor Dixon as Gordy and Valisia LeKae as Diana Ross, who especially shines..."

Review by Mark Kennedy from Associated Press

Show Dates

Preview

Mar 11 2013

Opening

Apr 14 2013

Closing

Jan 18 2015
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