Motown The Musical

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

  • First Preview: March 11, 2013
  • Opening Date: April 14, 2013
  • Closing Date: January 18, 2015 (Currently Running)
  • Previews: 37
  • Performances: 665 as of November 16, 2014

Book: Berry Gordy

Synopsis

Motown The Musical charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.

Notes:

This production will play its final performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Jan. 18, 2015, with plans to return to Broadway in a Nederlander theatre to be announced in July 2016.

 

Opening Night Cast · Current Cast

Brandon Victor Dixon in Motown The Musical Brandon Victor Dixon Berry Gordy
Valisia LeKae in Motown The Musical Valisia LeKae Diana Ross
Charl Brown in Motown The Musical Charl Brown Smokey Robinson
Bryan Terrell Clark in Motown The Musical Bryan Terrell Clark Marvin Gaye
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Opening Night Production Credits

Berry Gordy Berry Gordy Book
Charles Randolph-Wright Charles Randolph-Wright Director
Patricia Wilcox Patricia Wilcox Choreographer
  Warren Adams Choreographer
David Korins David Korins Scenic Design
ESosa ESosa Costume Design
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Videos (12)

 

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Patricia Wilcox
Warren Adams
Winner
2013 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Eric LaJuan Summers Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Valisia LeKae Nominee
2013 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Raymond Luke Jr. Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Theatre World Award Valisia LeKae Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Actress in a Musical Valisia LeKae Nominee
2013 Featured Actor in a Musical Charl Brown Nominee
2013 Orchestrations Ethan Popp
Bryan Crook
Nominee
2013 Sound Design of a Musical Peter Hylenski Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Nov. 16, 2014 25 $997,824
$1,417,100
-$28,093 $98.24
$250.00
10157
1507
8
0
84.25% -2.68%
Nov. 9, 2014 24 $1,025,917
$1,417,100
$170,905 $97.89
$250.00
10480
1507
8
0
86.93% 12.34%
Nov. 2, 2014 23 $855,012
$1,417,100
-$257,889 $95.08
$250.00
8993
1507
8
0
74.59% -20.48%
Oct. 26, 2014 22 $1,112,901
$1,417,100
- $97.09
$250.00
11462
1507
8
0
95.07% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,991,654
$5,668,400
  $97.08 41092
48224
32
0
85.21 %  
Cumulative
  $105,186,500
$124,126,690
  $107.68
$250.00
972890
1056078
665
37
92.12 %  
 
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