Almost half a million new tickets have been released for the West End production of Motown the Musical, taking bookings up to 2nd November 2019 at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical tells the story behind the legendary classic hits, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.
Plus, on 4th July this year Motown will mark 1,000 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre and in October a tour will play simultaneously around the UK.
What to expect from the show
With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder Berry Gordy, goes from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.
Motown the Musical uncovers the true story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation. The production features a 15-piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, and I Heard It through the Grapevine.
The cast is led by Jay Perry as Berry Gordy, Natalie Kassanga as Diana Ross, David Albury as Smokey Robinson and Carl Spencer as Marvin Gaye.
12-year-old Cruz Lee-Ojo from Uxbridge and Tumo Reetsang, 13, from Southwark share the roles of Young Michael Jackson, Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder.
Group booking information
Group travel organisers can take advantage of group rates for parties of eight or more on Monday to Wednesday performances. Call the Box Office on 020-7379 5399 to book group tickets.
For more information visit www.motownthemusical.co.ukhttp://www.motownthemusical.co.uk
Pictured: l-r Anna Van Ruiten, Natalie Kassanga and Cherelle Williams (The Supremes). (Photo credit: Tristram Kenton).