Motown — The Story of Berry Gordy

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, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London 51.516275 -0.126107
Dates & Time:
to 24th February 2018
7.30 PM (Mon-Sat)
3 PM matinees (Thu, Sat)
Running time:
2 hours 45 mins, with interval
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Motown The Musical

Director: Charles Randolph-Wright;Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Cedric Neal, Lucy St Louis, Obioma Ugoala, Sifiso Mazibuko, Eshan Gopal, Kwame Kandekore, Bradley Morton, Raphael Higgins-Humes, Edward Handoll, Portia Harry, Simon Ray Harvey, Elias Hendricks, Brian James Leys, Aisha Jawando, Joshua Liburd, Simeon Montague

"Motown -- The Musical" tells the story of the legendary music label boss Berry Gordy, who borrowed $800 from his family and created Motown.

Set during the 25th anniversary celebrations in 1983, it follows Gordy as he looks back on the birth of the label that launched everyone from Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye, to Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Diana Ross.

With the Viet Nam war looming and America in the throes of a cultural revolution, Berry had to fight hard to break down barriers and take the music world by storm.

The soundtrack includes 40 classic tracks including "My Girl" "What's Going On" "Dancing in the Street" and "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"..

 

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