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Motown The Musical- Tue, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 26, 2017

  • PNC Broadway In Pittsburgh
  • BENEDUM CENTER
WHY SEE MOTOWN - THE MUSICAL?
 
THE HIT-MACHINE ON TOUR
 
More than just a Broadway show, Motown: The musical is an incredible look back at the country's most loved genre and the music that transformed America. This hit Broadway musical garnered four nominations at the 2013 Tony Awards and now its musical magic is set to hit theatres throughout the US, coming to Pittsburgh November 21-26th.
 
Filled with the back stories of legends such as Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson and a whole host of the motor city's favourite stars, and featuring billboard busting classics like 'My Girl' and 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough', this is an uplifting show about how Motown broke down racial barriers and got us all dancing to the same rhythm!
 
WHAT IS MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL ABOUT?
 
Motown: The Musical follows writing impresario and founder of the Motown label, Berry Gordy as he fights against the odds to turn his improbable dream into all singing, all dancing reality. Adapted from Berry's own 1994 autobiography, 'To Be Loved', this is an incredible walk down memory lane, as we see how Smokey got his honey toned voice and how Diana found fame, amongst 50 classic songs that are guaranteed to keep you dancing all night long.
 
DID YOU KNOW?
 
Berry Gordy nearly turned down the Jackson Five, because he didn't want to work with kids. It was Gladys Knight who eventually pursuaded him to sign them, a year later!
 
 

It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!

 

 

 

 

  

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Run Time: 2 hours 40 minutes, including intermission
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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