As previously reported earlier this year that Motown The Musical was likely to be heading to London, with the Dominion Theatre a probable venue, first reported in March 2014, it has been confirmed today.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is Broadway’s record-breaking smash hit that tells the true story behind the world’s most iconic sound. Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations – MOTOWN THE MUSICAL shows how these legendary artists and so many more created the soundtrack that changed America. With a live orchestra, marvelous dancing and over 40 classic songs such as “My Girl,” “What’s Going On,” “Dancing in the Street,” “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” it’s a Broadway experience you’ll never forget!
Motown the Musical – Trailer
Nick Scandalios, vice president of the Nederlander Organisation, said: “We would like Motown The Musical to open in London next year at the Dominion Theatre and we are committed to making one of our theatres available to Motown The Musical on Broadway in the summer of 2016.” The Stage
From the New York Times yesterday: “On Thursday evening, the producers planned to announce that this jukebox musical about the record label founded in Detroit — which features classics like “I Heard It Through the Grapevine“ and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” — will play its final performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater in January and then come back to Broadway in July 2016.”
Friday 22nd August 2014