It was announced today that the Tony Award nominated show Motown The Musical will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London in February 2016.
Motown features over 50 Motown classics made famous by artist including Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more. Motown provided the soundtrack to a generation through hits such as Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl, I Heard It Through The Grapevine and For Once In My Life.
Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown said: “I am thrilled to be bringing Motown back to the UK fifty years after our first visit back in 1965 when Diana Ross and The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and I came to London for our very first UK tour. Half a century later we are delighted to be returning, this time bringing our story and the Motown sound on stage at the Shaftesbury Theatre in the legendary West End.”
Watch the trailer for Motown.