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Motown The Musical   

Nederlander Theatre, (7/12/2016 - 7/31/2016)
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Opening Date: Jul 12, 2016    
Closing Date: Jul 31, 2016 Total Performances: 24

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
This production is a return engagement of Motown The Musical (4/14/2013 - 1/18/2015)


Production Staff [See More]
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; Based upon the book "To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown" by Berry Gordy; Music by arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing; Music arranged by Ethan Popp; Music orchestrated by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook; Additional Arrangements: Bryan Crook; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Musical Director: Darryl Archibald; Script Consultant: David Goldsmith and Dick Scanlan
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright; Choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams; Associate Director: Schele Williams; Assistant Choreographer: Brian H. Brooks
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; Makeup Design by J. Jared Janas; Associate Scenic Design: Rod Lemmond; Associate Costume Design: Cathy Parrott and Sarah Sophia Lidz; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: Justin Stasiw and Jesse Stevens; Associate Projection Design: Olivia Sebesky
Executive Producer: Nina Lannan and Nansci Neiman-Legette; General Manager: Bespoke Theatricals; Associate Gen. Mgr: Nathan Gehan; Company Manager: Miguel Ortiz; Associate Co. Mgr: Jim Harrison
Technical Supervisor: David Benken; Production Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach; Stage Manager: Tiffany N. Robinson
Musical Supervisor: Ethan Popp; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Associate Musical Supervisor: Darren Ledbetter; Conducted by Darryl Archibald; Associate Conductor: John Samorian; Keyboard 1: Darryl Archibald; Keyboard 2: John Samorian; Reed 1: Michael Migliore; Reed 2: Robert Magnuson; Reed 3: Alden Banta; Trumpet 1: John Chudoba; Trumpet 2: Scott Wendholt; Trombone: Jason Jackson; Violin: Sean Carney; Percussion 1: Roger Squitero; Percussion 2: David Mancuso; Guitar 1: David Matos; Guitar 2: Carl Burnett; Bass: Enzo Penizzotto; Drums: Trevor Holder
Creative Consultant: Christie Burton; Casting: Telsey + Company and Bethany Knox, CSA; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Marketing: SPOTCo, Inc.; Online/Digital Interactive: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dance Captain: Rod Harrelson; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Chester Gregory
Berry Gordy
Jarran Muse
Marvin Gaye
Jesse Nager
Smokey Robinson
Allison Semmes
Diana Ross
Nik Alexander
Ensemble
J.J. Batteast
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Erick Buckley
Ensemble
Chante Carmel
Ensemble
Chadaé
Ensemble
Lynorris Evans
Ensemble
Robert Hartwell
Ensemble
Trisha Jeffrey
Ensemble
Elijah Ahmad Lewis
Ensemble
Loren Lott
Ensemble
Jarvis B. Manning, Jr.
Ensemble
Krisha Marcano
Ensemble
Marq Moss
Ensemble
Rashad Naylor
Ensemble
Leon Outlaw, Jr.
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Ramone Owens
Ensemble
Olivia Puckett
Ensemble
Jamison Scott
Ensemble
Joey Stone
Ensemble
Doug Storm
Ensemble
Martina Sykes
Ensemble
Julius Thomas III
Ensemble
Nik Walker
Ensemble
Swings: Anissa Felix, Talya Groves, Rod Harrelson, Jamie LaVerdiere, Nicholas Ryan and Galen J. Williams
Understudies: Nik Alexander (Berry Gordy), Anissa Felix (Diana Ross), Trisha Jeffrey (Diana Ross), Loren Lott (Diana Ross), Nicholas Ryan (Smokey Robinson), Joey Stone (Smokey Robinson), Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy) and Nik Walker (Berry Gordy, Marvin Gaye)

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.)
Baby I Need Your Lovin'
(music by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier; lyrics by Brian Holland, Edward Holland, Jr. and Herbert Lamont Dozier)
Baby Love
(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 (That's What the World Is Today)
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
Being With You
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
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)
Can I Close the Door
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Michael Lovesmith)
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.)
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)
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)
I Can't Get Next to You
(music by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong; lyrics by Norman J. Whitfield and Barrett Strong)
I Can't Help Myself (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.)
I Got the Feelin'
(music by James Brown; lyrics by James Brown)
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 )
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)
I Wish
(music by Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Stevie Wonder)
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
(music by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance; lyrics by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance)
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 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)
Money (That's What I Want)
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Janie Bradford; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Janie Bradford)
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)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
(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)
Super Freak
(music by Rick James and Alonzo Miller; lyrics by Rick James and Alonzo Miller)
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)
Two Lovers
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
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'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)