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    Featherweight boxer to pop music king, Berry Gordy’s journey is the stuff of legends! Motown The Musical is the exuberant celebration of the man who introduced Diana Ross and Michael Jackson to the world. The lively musical directed by Charles Randolph-Wright features original Motown music and vivacious choreography by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams. It’s a must watch for any and all music fans!

    Why Watch Motown The Musical

    Motown The Musical is a magical jukebox musical that pays tribute to music legend Berry Gordy, the founder of the iconic ‘Motown’ record label. The musical made its West End in premiere in early 2016 and continues to entertain audiences with each and every show at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The soul-stirring pop music is the backbone of this grand show, highlighting classic hits that have became the anthems of an entire generation. The ensemble cast does a fabulous job of portraying musical icons and strikes just the right notes with their singing talent. The slick set design accompanied by striking visual projections provides a brilliant theatrical backdrop for this rousing and energetic musical.

    The Story

    Motown The Musical is the story of Berry Gordy, the creator of Motown Records and the man who defined the music of a generation. Set in 1983 on the 25th anniversary of Motown Records, the story follows a contemplative Berry, reflecting on his career. The musical explores his relationships with artists he discovered including Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye. What started as Berry’s insatiable dream of creating a musical revolution that would connect people across racial, economic and ideological lines - watch the thrilling tale of a humble man who fought against all odds to create music that took the world by storm.

    Good for

    Family audiences | Motown music fans | Biography junkies

    Critics Reviews

    “A triumphant, lavish show. You may well see people dancing in the street.”
    – The Telegraph

    “The music is so thrillingly and beautifully rendered, this jukebox trip down memory lane just can't fail.”
    – The Stage

    Cancellation policy

    These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

    Show Details

    Show Timings

    Mon - Sat 7:30 PM
    Thur & Sat 2:30 PM

    Leading Roles
    Cedric Nealas Berry Gordy
    Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross
    Obioma Ugoala as Smokey Robinson
    Sifiso Mazibuko as Marvin Gaye

    Directed by
    Charles Randolph-Wright

    Top Songs
    “Baby I Need Your Lovin’”, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”, “My Girl”, “A Breathtaking Guy” & “It’s What’s In The Grooves That Counts”

    Additional Info

    Duration
    2 hours, 30 minutes

    Audience
    Suitable for ages 6 and up.

    Available Facilities
    In-house lounge
    Coat check
    Wheelchair accessible

    Seating
    The Shaftesbury Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,400.

    Dress Code
    Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

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