A nostalgic smash hit that is guaranteed to get you dancing, Motown – The Musical is a four-time Tony-nominated feelgood celebration of the some of the world’s biggest stars, and the beloved record label and manager that helped them on the rise! This all-singing, all-dancing spectacle is a dazzling snapshot of the Motor City life and times of Motown founder and soul music impresario Berry Gordy, and a heart-warming story of one man’s journey to make his American dream come true!
“The show moves beyond being a welcome nostalgia fest and becomes an urgent rallying cry for us all to rediscover our Motown mojo.”
– The Telegraph
Beginning on the evening of the anniversary of the 25th anniversary of his music empire, Motown founder Berry Gordy is reminiscing about life… Next follows a reflection upon the legendary career of the man that started it all and his journey to becoming one of the icons of the era. A story of musical diversity and triumph over adversity, this glittering autobiographical adaptation shows America at a cultural turning point and captures the very soul of the times.
“The music is so thrillingly and beautifully rendered, this jukebox trip down memory lane just can’t fail.”
– The Stage
A fascinating insight into the ascent of everyone’s favorite Motown icons including Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more, this record-breaking romp entices and entertains in equal measure! The tale of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from “featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul” is nothing short of captivating and, underscored by the soundtrack of the century, will move you from heart to hips!
“I can’t recall a time in recent memory when an audience sang and danced their way out of the theatre but they did for Motown.”
Revel in the sound of a generation with over 40 classic songs including “My Girl”, “Stop! In The Name of Love”, “Dancing in the Street”, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and immerse yourself in the history of the label that changed the face of music forever!