Thursday, November 20, 2014


                          Purchase your tickets now!

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy and Broadway Philadelphia proudly announce single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, presented collaboratively by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization are now on sale for a two week engagement at the Academy of Music.  Performances will be held January 6-18. Tickets are available by calling 215-731-3333, visiting online at, at the Kimmel Center box office, Broad and Spruce Streets (open daily 10 am to 6 pm) or at the Academy of Music box office, Broad & Locust Sts, (open during performances only). Performances will be held Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30pm; Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm; Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm with matinees Saturday at 2:00 pm and Sundays at 1:00 pm.

Directed by Charles Randolph-WrIght, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the story of 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 and Marvin Gaye among others. Clifton Oliver and Allison Semmes will star in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross.  Jesse Nager will portray ground-breaking Motown artist Smokey Robinson and Jarran Muse will play Marvin Gaye.  Leon Outlaw Jr. and Reed L. Shannon will portray Berry Gordan’s boyhood counterpart and the roles of young stars Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will also feature an ensemble cast of 27.

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