Saturday, April 14, 2018

Review: ‘Motown the Musical’ at the Hippodrome Theatre by John Harding

The fun of seeing Motown the Musical starts a few hours before leaving for the theater. Just the promise of that glorious oldies playlist is like inner ear foreplay. There isn’t much that …

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Heath Saunders, Ryan Shaw & Jo Lambert to Lead Jesus Christ Superstar at Chicago's Lyric Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of New York stage stars has been announced to lead a highly anticipated Chicago mounting of Jesus Christ Superstar. The transfer of the Olivier-winning production from London'…

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Heath Saunders, Ryan Shaw & Jo Lampert to Lead Jesus Christ Superstar at Chicago's Lyric Opera by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of New York stage stars has been announced to lead a highly anticipated Chicago mounting of Jesus Christ Superstar. The transfer of the Olivier-winning production from London'…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Jenna Russell & More to Lead London Premiere of Tony-Winning Musical Fun Home by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Jenna Russell will take on the role of Helen Bechdel in the London debut production of the Tony-winning Best Musical Fun Home. Sam Gold will reprise his Tony-…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Photo Flash: MOTOWN Welcomes a New Cast by BroadwayWorld

The hit West End production of Motown the Musical recently welcomed its new cast to the Shaftesbury Theatre, where the show celebrated its second birthday last month.

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Cedric Neal Announces His First UK Solo Concert, 'Statement Peace' by BroadwayWorld

Cedric Neal, Motown The Musical, After Midnight, Porgy and Bess has announced his first UK solo concert, an intimate, soul filled evening aptly titled 'Statement Peace' March 25th, Arcola Th…

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Announces 2018-19 UK Tour by BroadwayWorld

Motown the Musical will embark on a major UK and Ireland tour in 2018-2019 arriving at The Bristol Hippodrome for a 4-week a four week run from Thursday 10 January - Saturday 2 February 2019…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Valerie Simpson & Chaz Lamar Shepherd Return to Broadway in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Music star Valerie Simpson and stage alum Chaz Lamar Shepherd join the cast of Broadway's Chicago on March 12. Simpson takes on the role of Matron "Mama" Morton while Shepherd …

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Odds & Ends: Leslie Odom Jr. Cast in CBS All Access Series $1 & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Leslie Odom Jr. Cast in CBS All Access Series $1 Leslie Odom Jr. is headed to the small screen with a sweet new gig. The Ha…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Valerie Simpson & Chaz Lamar Shepherd to Make Jazzy Broadway Returns in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

Valerie Simpson, the music star who rose to fame alongside her late husband Nickolas Ashford as music team Ashford & Simpson, will make her first Broadway stage appearance in more than 4…

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

New Cast Announced As Motown The Musical Celebrates Second Birthday by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Motown the musical celebrates its second year in the West End and announces its cast for 2018 at the Shaftesbury Theatre. This post New Cast Announced As Motown The Musical C…

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Jay Perry to lead new Motown The Musical cast by Robin Johnson

Motown The Musical is celebrating its second West End birthday this weekend with the announcement of a new cast, led by former S Club Juniors star Jay Perry. The post Jay Perry to lead new M…

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Motown The Musical celebrates second West End birthday with new cast

This weekend the West End production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will celebrate its second birthday at the Shaftesbury Theatre and from 6 March 2018 the West End cast will be led by Jay Perry as B…

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Announces New West End Cast by BroadwayWorld

The hit West End production of Motown the Musical this weekend will celebrate its second birthday at the Shaftesbury Theatre and announces that from 6 March 2018 the West End cast will be le…

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NEWS: new lead West End cast members for Motown the Musical by Press Releases

This weekend the West End production of Motown the Musical will celebrate its second birthday at the Shaftesbury Theatre and from 6 March 2018 the West End cast will be led by Jay Perry as B…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Motown the Musical Announces 2018 cast

Motown the Musical recently finished its 2nd year at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre. They also announced the new 2018 cast which will take the stage from March 6th.

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Broadway Kids Jam Releases Cover of 'This Is Me' From THE GREATEST SHOWMAN by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Kids Jam released their new cover video, 'This Is Me', from the blockbuster movie, The Greatest Showman. The song features Carly Gendell School of Rock the Musical, Annie, Joshua Tu…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Theatre News: Motown The Musical UK and Ireland tour announced

The tour will commence at the end of this year

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MOTOWN The Musical Comes To Edinburgh Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Motown the Musical will embark on a major UK and Ireland tour opening at the Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre on 11 October 2018 where it will play until 3 November 2018 before visiting Leed…

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Motown the Musical announces UK tour by Simon Fearn

Motown the Musical has announced a UK and Ireland tour. Beginning at Birmingham’s New Alexandra Theatre on October 11, 2018, the tour

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UK and Ireland Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL to Open at Birmingham's New Alexandria Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Motown the Musical will embark on a major UK and Ireland tour opening at the Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre on 11 October 2018 where it will play until 3 November 2018 before touring the U…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

INTERVIEW: Motown's Ryan Carter chats about his company for entrepreneurs & spending Christmas in the West End

Ryan Carter is certainly a busy man! Not only is he currently performing in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in the West End, but he also runs RyCa Creative, an online consultancy helping young London cre…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The hits keep on coming: 'Motown the Musical' returns to Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Motown the Musical” tells the story of founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the music mogul who launched the Motown sound, along with the careers of Diana Ross, M…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Watch James Corden & the Stranger Things Kids Sing Motown Hits by Broadway.com

Even being immersed in the world of theater, the popularity of the Netflix hit Stranger Things isn't lost on us. Featuring breakout performances from Les Misérables alum Gate…

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Watch James Corden, Gaten Matarazzo & the Stranger Things Kids Sing Motown Hits by Broadway.com

Even being immersed in the world of theater, the popularity of the Netflix hit Stranger Things isn't lost on us. Featuring breakout performances from Les Misérables alum Gate…

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BWW Interview: Aisha Jawando and Darren Hart Talk CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire by Nicole Ackman

Aisha Jawando recently played Martha in the original London cast of Motown the Musical. This Christmas, she stars in the title role of Hackney Empire's Cinderella. Darren Hart is a Hackney r…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

David Josefsberg to Play Limited Run in Waitress on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

David Josefsberg has been announced to join the company of Waitress. The Broadway veteran will play the role of the love-smitten Ogie for a limited engagement from November 3-19, steppi…

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Kansas City Repertory's FENCES, Featuring Chester Gregory, Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Fresh off an eight-month run starring as Berry Gordy in Motown The Musical, Gary, Indiana native Chester Gregory appears in Kansas City Repertory production of August Wilson's FENCES.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

‘Motown the Musical’ a powerhouse reminder of tumult then and now by Hedy Weiss

Touring production moves at the speed of light through a songbook of close to five dozen megahits.

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In 'Motown,' the songs alone make this jukebox musical by Chris Jones

At one point in "Motown the Musical,” which you might reasonably define as the authorized and sanitized version of “Dreamgirls,” Diana Ross (well, not the real Ross, but the character)…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL National Tour Launches Today in Kentucky by BroadwayWorld

Work Light Productions launches the National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tonight, September 29, in Owensboro, KY.

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