Motown the Musical; new tickets released

Date Posted: 13/02/2017

The West End production of Motown the Musical has released over 200,000 new tickets, extending the booking period until 24th February 2018.

The new tickets have been released to celebrate the musical’s first birthday in London this month.

In addition, a cast change has been made. Obioma Ugoal, who has appeared in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s King and Country and The Physicist at the Donmar Warehouse, will take over the role of Smokey Robinson from 4th July.

Ugoal will join current cast members including Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy and Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, who have been with the show since it opened in 2016.

Group rates

Motown the Musical is running at the Shaftesbury Theatre and group rates are available for Monday to Thursday performances.

Parties of ten or more and 40 or more will benefit from discounted tickets for bookings up until this October.

Synopsis

Motown the Musical follows the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy, who borrows $800 from his family to set up a record label that launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.

The production features over 50 Motown tracks including Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Dancing in the Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love and I Heard It Through The Grapevine.

Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, has music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Ethan Popp, and co-orchestrations and additional arrangements by Bryan Cook.

Dance arrangements are by Zane Mark and music direction is by Gareth Weedon.

For further information, and to make a booking, visit  www.motownthemusical.co.uk.

Pictured: Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy) & Obioma Ugoala (Smokey Robinson) in Motown the Musical. (Photo credit: Alastair Muir).

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