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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (4/14/2013 - Present)
First Preview:Mar 11, 2013 Total Previews:37
Opening Date:Apr 14, 2013   
Closing Date:Currently Running Total Performances:417
as of April 13, 2014

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)
Produced by Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy
Book by Berry Gordy; Music by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Lyrics by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing ; Based upon the book "To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown" by Berry Gordy; Musical Director: Joseph Joubert; Music orchestrated by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook; Music arranged by Ethan Popp; Dance Music Arrangements by Zane Mark; Additional Arrangements by Bryan Crook; Script Consultants: David Goldsmith and Dick Scanlan
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright; Choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams; Associate Director: Schele Williams
Scenic Design by David Korins; Costume Design by ESosa; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Projection Design by Daniel Brodie; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by J. Jared Janas; Associate Scenic Design: Rod Lemmond; Associate Costume Design: Cathy Parrott; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: Keith Caggiano; Associate Make-Up Design: Elias Aguirre
Executive Producer: Nina Lannan; General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals; Associate Gen. Mgr: David Roth; Company Manager: Nathan Gehan; Associate Co. Mgr: Michelle H. Tamagawa
Production Manager: David Benken; Production Stage Manager: Julia P. Jones; Stage Manager: Matthew Lacey
Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Musical Supervisor: Ethan Popp; Conducted by Joseph Joubert; Associate Conductor: Jason Michael Webb; Reeds: Todd Groves, Jack Bashkow and Alden C. Banta; Trumpets: John Chudoba and Brian Pareschi; Trombones: Bruce Eidem and Jason Jackson ; Violin: Sean Carney; Violin/Viola: Orlando Wells; Cello: Amy Ralske; Keyboard 1: Jason Michael Webb; Keyboard 2: Alvin Hough; Guitars: Kenny Brescia and Bobby Baxmeyer; Bass: Luico Hopper; Drums: Buddy Williams; Percussion: Gary Seligson and Roger Squitero
Creative Consultant: Christie Burton; Casting: Telsey + Company and Bethany Knox, CSA; Dance Captain: James Story; Marketing Outreach: Marcia Pendelton; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Online/Digital Interactive: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Charl Brown Smokey Robinson
Bryan Terrell Clark Marvin Gaye
Brandon Victor Dixon Berry Gordy
Valisia LeKae Diana Ross (Mar 11, 2013 - Aug 11, 2013)
Timothy J. Alex Ensemble
Michael Arnold Ensemble
Nicholas Christopher Ensemble
Rebecca E. Covington Ensemble
Ariana DeBose Ensemble
Andrea Dora Ensemble
Wilkie Ferguson Ensemble
Marva Hicks Ensemble
Tiffany Janene Howard Ensemble
Sasha Hutchings Ensemble
Jawan M. Jackson Ensemble
Lauren Lim Jackson Ensemble
Morgan James Ensemble
John Jellison Ensemble
Grasan Kingsberry Ensemble
Raymond Luke Jr. Young Berry Alternate
Young Stevie Alternate
Young Michael Alternate
Jibreel Mawry Young Berry Alternate
Young Michael Alternate
Young Stevie Alternate
Marielys Molina Ensemble
Sydney Morton Ensemble
Maurice Murphy Ensemble
Jesse Nager Ensemble
Milton Craig Nealy Ensemble
N'Kenge Ensemble
Dominic Nolfi Ensemble
Saycon Sengbloh Ensemble
Ryan Shaw Ensemble
Jamal Story Ensemble
Eric LaJuan Summers Ensemble
Ephraim M. Sykes Ensemble
Julius Thomas III Ensemble
Daniel J. Watts Ensemble
Donald Webber, Jr. Ensemble
Swings: Preston W. Dugger III, Wilkie Ferguson, Dionne Figgins, Crystal Joy, Jamie LaVerdiere and Jarran Muse
Understudies: Nicholas Christopher (Smokey Robinson), Ariana DeBose (Diana Ross), Dionne Figgins (Diana Ross), Maurice Murphy (Marvin Gaye), Jarran Muse (Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson), Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy) and Donald Webber, Jr. (Berry Gordy)
Cast
Charl Brown Smokey Robinson
Bryan Terrell Clark Marvin Gaye
Brandon Victor Dixon Berry Gordy
Timothy J. Alex Ensemble
Gerald Avery Ensemble
Krystal Joy Brown Diana Ross
Rebecca E. Covington Ensemble
Darius Crenshaw Ensemble
Wilkie Ferguson Ensemble
Marva Hicks Ensemble
Afra Hines Ensemble
Tiffany Janene Howard Ensemble
Jawan M. Jackson Ensemble
John Jellison Ensemble
Aaron Kaburick Ensemble
Mykal Kilgore Ensemble
Raymond Luke Jr. Young Berry Alternate
Young Stevie Alternate
Young Michael Alternate
Prince George Maynard Young Berry Alternate
Young Michael Alternate
Young Stevie Alternate
Tracy McDowell Ensemble
Jevon McFerrin Ensemble
Marielys Molina Ensemble
Jesse Nager Ensemble
Milton Craig Nealy Ensemble
N'Kenge Ensemble
Dominic Nolfi Ensemble
Saycon Sengbloh Ensemble
Ryan Shaw Ensemble
Sabrina Sloan Ensemble
Eric LaJuan Summers Ensemble
Ephraim M. Sykes Ensemble
Julius Thomas III Ensemble
Rickey Tripp Ensemble
Donald Webber, Jr. Ensemble
Lisa Nicole Wilkerson Ensemble
Swings: Preston W. Dugger III, Wilkie Ferguson, Dionne Figgins, Dana Marie Ingraham, David Josefsberg, Crystal Joy and Nik Walker
Understudies: Dionne Figgins (Diana Ross), Mykal Kilgore (Marvin Gaye), Jevon McFerrin (Smokey Robinson), Sabrina Sloan (Diana Ross), Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy), Nik Walker (Marvin Gaye) and Donald Webber, Jr. (Berry Gordy)
Tony Award®
 2013 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical [nominee]
Valisia LeKae
 2013 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [nominee]
Charl Brown
 2013 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Bryan Crook
 2013 Best Orchestrations [nominee]
Ethan Popp
 2013 Best Sound Design of a Musical [nominee]
Sound Design by Peter Hylenski
Theatre World
nominee 2013 Award [recipient]
Valisia LeKae

ABC
(music by Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards; lyrics by Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards)
A Breathtaking Guy
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
(music by Valerie Simpson and Nickolas Ashford; lyrics by Valerie Simpson and Nickolas Ashford)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Edward Holland, Jr.)
All Night Long
(music by Lionel Richie; lyrics by Lionel Richie)
Baby I Need Your Loving
(music by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
Ball of Confusion
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
Brick House
(music by Lionel Richie, Ronald Lapread, Walter Orange, Milan Williams, Thomas McClary and William King ; lyrics by Lionel Richie, Ronald Lapread, Walter Orange, Milan Williams, Thomas McClary and William King )
Buttered Popcorn
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Barney Ales ; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Barney Ales )
Bye Bye Baby
(music by Mary Wells; lyrics by Mary Wells)
Two Lovers
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Can I Close the Door
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith)
Come See About Me
(music by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
Cruisin
(music by William Robinson and Marvin Tarplin; lyrics by William Robinson and Marvin Tarplin)
Dancing in the Street
(music by Marvin Gaye, Ivy Joe Hunter and William Stevenson; lyrics by Marvin Gaye, Ivy Joe Hunter and William Stevenson)
Do You Love Me
(music by Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr.)
Fingertips, Part 2
(music by Clarence O. Paul and Henry Cosby ; lyrics by Clarence O. Paul and Henry Cosby )
For Once in My Life
(music by Orlando Murden and Ronald Miller ; lyrics by Orlando Murden and Ronald Miller )
Get Ready
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Give It to Me, Baby
(music by Rick James; lyrics by Rick James)
Good Morning, Heartache
(music by Ervin M. Drake, Dan Fisher and Irene Higginbotham; lyrics by Ervin M. Drake, Dan Fisher and Irene Higginbotham)
Got a Job
(music by Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo; lyrics by Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo)
I Can't Get Next to You
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
I Got a Feeling
(music by Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
I Hear a Symphony
(music by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
I Know I'm Losing You
(music by Norman J. Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr. and Cornelius Grant ; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield, Edward Holland, Jr. and Cornelius Grant )
I'll Be There
(music by Hal Davis, Berry Gordy Jr., Bob West and Willie Hutch; lyrics by Hal Davis, Berry Gordy Jr., Bob West and Willie Hutch)
It's What's in the Grooves That Counts
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith)
I Want You Back
(music by Freddie Perren, Alphonso J. Mizell, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards; lyrics by Freddie Perren, Alphonso J. Mizell, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards)
Hail to the Beat
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith)
Happy Birthday
(music by Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Stevie Wonder)
Hey Joe (Black Like Me)
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith)
How High the Moon
(music by Morgan Lewis; lyrics by Nancy Hamilton)
Lonely Teardrops
(music by Berry Gordy Jr., Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Tyran Carlo; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr., Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Tyran Carlo)
Love Child
(music by R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson , Joan Pamela Sawyer and Deke Richards; lyrics by R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson , Joan Pamela Sawyer and Deke Richards)
Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
(music by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Mercy, Mercy Me (The Ecology)
(music by Marvin Gaye; lyrics by Marvin Gaye)
My Girl
(music by Ronald White and Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Ronald White and Smokey Robinson)
My Guy
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
My Mama Done Told Me
(music by Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo; lyrics by Smokey Robinson, Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo)
Please, Mr. Postman
(music by William Garrett, Georgia Dobbins, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman and Robert Bateman; lyrics by William Garrett, Georgia Dobbins, Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman and Robert Bateman)
Reach Out (I'll Be There)
(music by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Reach Out and Touch
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson)
Reet Petite
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Tyran Carlo)
Remember Me
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson)
Shop Around
(music by Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Smokey Robinson and Berry Gordy Jr.)
Shotgun
(music by Autry Dewalt ; lyrics by Autry Dewalt )
Sign, Sealed, Delivered
(music by Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright , Lee Garrett and Lula Mae Hardaway; lyrics by Stevie Wonder, Syreeta Wright , Lee Garrett and Lula Mae Hardaway)
Square Biz
(music by Mary C. Brockert and Allen Henry McGrier; lyrics by Mary C. Brockert and Allen Henry McGrier)
Stop in the Name of Love
(music by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Stubborn Kind of Fellow
(music by Marvin Gaye, George Gordy and William Stevenson; lyrics by Marvin Gaye, George Gordy and William Stevenson)
Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch
(music by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Brian Holland, Herbert Lamont Dozier and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Super Freak
(music by Rick James and Alonzo Miller; lyrics by Rick James and Alonzo Miller)
Tears of a Clown
(music by Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Henry Cosby ; lyrics by Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and Henry Cosby )
The Happening
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr., Brian Holland and Frank De Vol; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr., Brian Holland and Frank De Vol)
The Love You Save
(music by Freddie Perren, Alphonso J. Mizell, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards; lyrics by Freddie Perren, Alphonso J. Mizell, Berry Gordy Jr. and Deke Richards)
To Be Loved
(music by Berry Gordy Jr., Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Tyran Carlo; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr., Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Tyran Carlo)
War
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
What's Going On
(music by Renaldo Benson, Alfred W. Cleveland and Marvin Gaye; lyrics by Renaldo Benson, Alfred W. Cleveland and Marvin Gaye)
Where Did Our Love Go
(music by Edward Holland, Jr., Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Edward Holland, Jr., Brian Holland and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
Who's Loving You
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
You Are You
(music by Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr.)
You're All I Need to Get By
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson)
You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Loves You
(music by James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan and Larry Stock; lyrics by James Cavanaugh, Russ Morgan and Larry Stock)
You've Really Got a Hold on Me
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)