"Motown the Musical" to hit Broadway next Spring

(June 27, 2012) The much anticipated Motown the Musical will open in Spring of 2013, according to reports issued today. The show, based on the life of Motown founder, Berry Gordy, Jr. will open in a Nederlander theater. 

In a statement, Gordy says: "Broadway is the pinnacle of live theater and provides a challenging and exciting opportunity to tell my story and share the magic of Motown. I’ve discovered that Motown and Broadway have a lot in common—a family of wonderfully talented, passionate, hard-working young people, fiercely competitive but also full of love and appreciation for the work, for each other and for the people in the audience. I can’t wait to feel that same Motown spirit come alive on stage every night."

(June 27, 2012) The much anticipated Motown the Musical will open in Spring of 2013, according to reports issued today. The show, based on the life of Motown founder, Berry Gordy, Jr. will open in a Nederlander theater. 

In a statement, Gordy says: "Broadway is the pinnacle of live theater and provides a challenging and exciting opportunity to tell my story and share the magic of Motown. I’ve discovered that Motown and Broadway have a lot in common—a family of wonderfully talented, passionate, hard-working young people, fiercely competitive but also full of love and appreciation for the work, for each other and for the people in the audience. I can’t wait to feel that same Motown spirit come alive on stage every night."

Biography  - Berry Gordy, Jr. is undoubtedly one of the most iconic and important figures in the development of R&B as a dominant popular music style, and in the development of African-American owned businesses. His success as the leader of Motown and its affiliated companies made him a role model for both a generation of musicians and a generation of aspiring young businesspeople. Read full biography

 

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