Get ready to go dancin’ in the street! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Motown The Musical in Boston. The smash-hit show about the life of iconic Motown founder Berry Gordy, featuring the classic songs of Motor City and a book by Gordy himself, will play the Boston Opera House from January 27, 2015 through February 15.
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown The Musical recounts Motown founder Berry Gordy's meteoric rise to becoming the music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and more. The show’s score is pulled directly from the Motown songbook and features songs recognizable to fans of the record label's sound, including “My Girl,” “What’s Going On,” “Dancing in the Street,” “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and more.
Motown The Musical features Clifton Oliver as Berry Gordy, Allison Semmes as Diana Ross, Nicholas Christopher as Smokey Robinson, Jarran Muse as Marvin Gaye, and Leon Outlaw, Jr. and Reed L. Shannon as Berry Gordy's boyhood counterpart and the roles of young stars Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder.
Watch the video below to see why Motown The Musical has theatergoers "dancin’ in the street" and get your tickets to see the show today!