Diana Martinez and guest critic Mike Latone review ‘Motown the Musical’. “According to Latone, there was a “buzz in the audience you wouldn’t believe – I swear everybody was ready to jump up out of their chairs and start dancing.”” Read more at the Daily Herald
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Last night, the red carpet was rolled out for the opening night of Motown the Musical in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre. The man behind Motown, Mr. Berry Gordy, was in attendance, along with music legend Smokey Robinson. Director Charles Randolph-Wright, Producer Kevin McCollum and Choreographers Warren Adams and Patricia Wilcox were also in the audience for the launch of the production’s national tour. Photos by Amy Boyle Photography.
Single tickets for the Chicago debut of MOTOWN the Musical are now on sale! Opening April 22nd, this show is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience it live on stage in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!
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Plus, tune in to NBC tomorrow at 8 am to see the cast perform in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL has chosen Chicago as the first stop on its national tour. The hit Broadway musical features music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy. Crowned the biggest box office hit of the season by the New York Times, MOTOWN will launch its national tour at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph) from April 22 to July 13, 2014. Since it began performances on Broadway in April 2013, the show has sold every single ticket available and grossed over one million dollars every week. Continue reading