Motown The Musical, which recently celebrated its first birthday in London, is currently booking at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 24th February 2018. With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, the production features a sixteen-piece orchestra playing 50 … [Read more...]
Motown The Musical London Tickets Shaftesbury Theatre
With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder Berry Gordy, goes from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Marvin Gaye and many more. 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”, Motown The Musical is a musical sensation with real soul.
To summarise then, Motown the Musical is not a documentary, it is a wonderful way to once again enjoy the awesome music of the Motown label. It’s a show your parents would love and, although there is information missing, this is a show that will have you remembering some of the ultimate music for the baby boomer generation and beyond.
Review of Motown The Musical by Terry Eastham
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP
Monday - 7.30pm
Tuesday - 7.30pm
Wednesday - 7.30pm
Thursday - 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Friday - 7.30pm
Saturday - 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday - No Show
Open auditions to be held for the role of Young Michael Jackson in the West End production of Motown The Musical. The West End production of Motown the Musical will hold open auditions next month on Saturday 18th March 2017 for the opportunity to portray the young Michael Jackson with the adult … [Read more...]
The hit West End production of Motown the Musical releases over 200,000 (today 10th February 2017) new tickets for sale with the show now booking at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 24th February 2018 as the production celebrates its first birthday in London. With music and lyrics from the Motown … [Read more...]
Last night (19th October 2016), Duke Fakir, the last remaining original member of legendary Motown group The Four Tops, attended the performance of Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre and joined the West End cast on stage for the finale when he and the company received a standing ovation … [Read more...]
Obioma Ugoala has recently joined the cast of Motown The Musical in the role of Smokey Robinson. The full cast is as follows at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End. Obioma Ugoala (Smokey Robinson) joins Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy, Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross and Sifiso Mazibuko as … [Read more...]
The West End production of Motown the Musical has released over 350,000 tickets for sale with the show now booking at the Shaftesbury Theatre to 28 October 2017. With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical also announces that … [Read more...]
There are a couple of hotly anticipated shows that are planned to open in London’s West End this year and I was lucky enough to go and see the first of these Motown the Musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The show starts in 1983 where recording artists are coming together to celebrate the 25th … [Read more...]