The music of Motown launches in Chicago following a successful run on Broadway. Catch the musical based on Berry Gordy’s own autobiography as it launches its National Tour at the Oriental Theatre in April 2014.
Berry Gordy founded his own record company with just $800 dollars and a dream to produce music that would unite a divided America to see beyond color, and social status, and shatter barriers all across the country. Motown records did exactly that and catapulted to stardom many artists who changed the soundtrack of American Music history. Witness the beginnings of Dianna Ross, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, and so many others.
Sing along to all the greatest hits produced at Motown Records and watch the stars climb to fame. It all happens at The Oriental Theatre in Chicago from April 22 through July 13, 2014. Be among the first to watch the national tour of this hit Broadway musical extravaganza.
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Motown the Musical Chicago Cast
Berry Gordy – Clifton Oliver
Diana Ross – Allison Semmes
Smokey Robinson – Jesse Nager
Marvin Gaye – Jarran Muse
Book – Berry Gordy, Jr.
Director – Charles Randolph-Wright
Choreographer – Patricia Wilcox & Warren Adams
Scenic Designer – David Korins
Costume Design – Erosa
Lighting Designer – Natasha Katz
Address: 24 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601
Oriental Theatre Capacity: 2253