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Motown the Musical

Motown the Musical

by Berry Gordy Jr.

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Motown the Musical

Motown the Musical

A new jukebox musical about the beginnings of Motown.


The story of 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.

Get Tickets for Motown the Musical The Latest News About the Show Reviews for the Most Recent Broadway Run Visit the Official Website View Song Lyrics


Nederlander Theatre
208 W. 41st Street
New York, NY

Info and Directions

NOTE: The pre-opening schedule for productions vary greatly from the schedule post-opening, so BMH does not list preview schedules.

Click "Buy Tickets" above to view the schedule and purchase tickets.

Once the musical opens, the full schedule will be posted here.

Important Dates
PREVIEWS: Jul 12, 2016
OPENING: Jul 12, 2016

Run Time

NOTE: Pre-opening information is subject to change.


Berry Gordy Jr.

  • Premiere
  • 2016

Broadway Premiere

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Opening Night
April 14, 2013
Total Performances
Original Cast
Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae, Charl Brown, Bryan Terrell Clark, Raymond Luke Jr. and Jibreel Mawry
Charles Randolph-Wright
Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams
Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy
Musical Director
Joseph Joubert;
Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook
Scenic Design
David Korins
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz
Sound Design
Peter Hylenski
Projection Design
Daniel Brodie

2016 Broadway Revival

Nederlander Theatre
Opening Night
Jul 12, 2016
Original Cast
Chester Gregory, Allison Semmes, Jesse Nager, Jarran Muse, J.J. Batteast and Leon Outlaw Jr.
Charles Randolph-Wright


Original Broadway Cast Album



2014 Grammy Award Nominations

Best Musical Theater Album

2013 Tony Award Nominations

Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Musical - Valisia LeKae
Best Performance by an Actor in Featured Role in a Musical - Charl Brown
Best Orchestrations
Best Sound Design of a Musical

2013 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Production of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Brandon Victor Dixon
Distinguished Performance Award - Valisia LeKae

2013 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Valisia LeKae
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Raymond Luke

2013 Theatre World Award Nominations

Valisia Lekae

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