MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

motown the musicalThe 2013 Broadway hit Motown The Musical is playing at London's Shaftesbury Theatre .

With just $800 which he borrowed from his family, Motown founder Berry Gordy, became a music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of motown royalty including Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye .

Motown The Musical uncovers the story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation.Featuring an eighteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including “My Girl”, “Dancing In The Street”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”.

The cast is led by Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy, Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, David Albury as Smokey Robinson and Kayi Ushe as Marvin Gaye.

Members of the ensemble play the roles of Eddie Kendricks, Jackie Wilson, Anna Gordy, Esther, Teena Marie, Florence Ballard, Martha Reeves, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Mary Wells, Mary Wilson and Stevie Wonder. The ensemble features KM Drew Boateng, Ryan Carter, Samuel Edwards, Vanessa Fisher, Dujonna Gift-Simms, Simon Ray Harvey, Terique Jarrett, Cameron Bernard Jones, Cleopatra Joseph, Wilson Kiiru, Natasha Leaver, Kieran McGinn, Simone Mistry-Palmer, Samuel Nicholas, Brianna Ogunbawo, Matt Overfield, Jay Perry, Timothy Quinlan, Sharon Rose, Lawrence Rowe, Ashley Samuels, Brandon Lee Sears, Carl Spencer, Alex Thomas-Smith, Cherelle Williams , Richard Taylor Woods, Michael Woolston-Thomas and Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli.

Nana Ageyman-Bediako, 11 years old from Haringey, London, Raphael Higgins-Humes, 11 years old from Greenwich, London, Rio Myers, 11 years old from Lewisham, London and Tumo Reetsang, 12 years old from Southwark, London share the role of Young Michael Jackson, Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder

Buy tickets for Motown the Musical which is booking  to 5th January 2019.

show times

Monday-Saturday 7:30 pm: Matinees Thursday and Saturday at 3:00 pm Running time 2 hours and 40 minutes including interval

 

HOW TO GET TO MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

Shaftesbury Theatre
210 Shaftesbury Avenue,
London, WC2H 8DP

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underground
Tube : Tottenham Court Road, Holborn, Covent Garden
Train: Charing Cross
buses to Her Majesty's Theatre
8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134, 176
nearest car park

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DISABLED ACCESS TO MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

nfrared system with 20 headsets and 15 neck loops. Collect from the foyer sweet kiosk
Guide dogs are permitted inside the auditorium
Spaces for 4 wheelchairs in Boxes A and B which are down 3 steps off corridor to the left of box office. You will need help negotiating the steps. Transfer seating available to row A4 - 10 in the Royal Circle - entrance is level from the foyer.
Royal Circle level close to boxes A & B