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Motown The Musical   Tour  

 
Motown The Musical
Opening Date: January 11, 2017    
Closing Date: August 27, 2017

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, National Tour

Currently Playing:
   Starlight Theatre
   Kansas City, MO



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy; Produced in association with Work Light Productions; Associate Producer: Lucas McMahon
Book by Berry Gordy; Music by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Lyrics by The Legendary Motown Catalog; Based on the book 'To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown' by Berry Gordy; Music orchestrated by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook; Music arranged by Ethan Popp; Additional arrangements by Bryan Crook; Dance arrangements by Zane Mark; Musical Director: Darryl Archibald
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright; Staged by Schele Williams; Choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams; Associate Director: Schele Williams; Associate Choreographer: Brian H. Brooks
Scenic Design by David Korins; Costume Design by Emilio Sosa; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Peter Hylenski; Projection Design by Daniel Brodie; Hair and Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Make-Up Design by J. Jared Janas; Associate Scenic Design: James Burns; Associate Costume Design: Heather Stanley; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: Simon Matthews; Associate Prod. Design: Olivia Sebesky
Executive Producer: Nansci Neiman-Legette; General Manager: Work Light Productions; Company Manager: Maia Sutton
Production Manager: Port City Technical and Rhys Williams; Production Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach; Stage Manager: Ralph Stan Lee
Musical Supervisor: Ethan Popp; Conducted by Darryl Archibald; Associate Conductor: Jennifer Oikawa; Keyboard 1: Darryl Archibald; Keyboard 2: Jennifer Oikawa; Drums: Trevor Holder; Electric, Acoustic, and 5 String Electric Bass: Enzo Penizzotto; Guitar (Electric & Hollow-Body Electric): David Matos; Music Preparation: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Local Music Coordinator: Philip Fortenberry; Keyboard Programming: Randy Cohen; Associate Keyboard Programmer: Tim Crook and Jeremy King
Casting: Wojcik Seay Casting and Gayle Seay, CSA; Original Casting: Telsey + Company; Exclusive Tour Direction: The Booking Group; Tour Marketing and Press: Allied Live; Web/Social/Digital Agency: The Marketing Division; Creative Consultant: Christie Burton; Dance Captain: Rod Harrelson; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Cast
Chester Gregory
Berry Gordy
Jarran Muse
Marvin Gaye
Allison Semmes
Diana Ross
David Kaverman
Smokey Robinson
Michelle Alves
Ensemble
Malcolm Armwood
Ensemble
Raymond Davis Jr.
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Judith Franklin
Ensemble
Jeremy Gaston
Ensemble
Garfield Hammonds
Ensemble
LaTrisa Harper
Ensemble
Jared Howelton
Ensemble
Louis James Jackson
Ensemble
Elijah Ahmad Lewis
Ensemble
Ramone Owens
Ensemble
Devin L. Price
Ensemble
Tavia Riveè
Ensemble
Kimberly Ann Steele
Ensemble
Doug Storm
Ensemble
Daniel Robert Sullivan
Ensemble
Gabriella Whiting
Ensemble
CJ Wright
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Ricardo A. Zayas
Ensemble
Swings: Erick Buckley, Alyssa V. Gomez, Rod Harrelson, Alana Randall, Matthew Sims Jr. and Galen J. Williams
Understudies: Malcolm Armwood (Marvin Gaye), Jeremy Gaston (Berry Gordy), Garfield Hammonds (Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson), Jarran Muse (Berry Gordy), Tavia Riveè (Diana Ross), Kimberly Ann Steele (Diana Ross) and Ricardo A. Zayas (Smokey Robinson)
Cast
Chester Gregory
Berry Gordy
Jarran Muse
Marvin Gaye
Allison Semmes
Diana Ross
David Kaverman
Smokey Robinson
Malcolm Armwood
Ensemble
Raymond Davis Jr.
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
Raymond Davis Jr.
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
Raymond Davis Jr.
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Judith Franklin
Ensemble
Jeremy Gaston
Ensemble
Garfield Hammonds
Ensemble
LaTrisa Harper
Ensemble
Jared Howelton
Ensemble
Louis James Jackson
Ensemble
Elijah Ahmad Lewis
Ensemble
Jasmine Maslanova-Brown
Ensemble
Ramone Owens
Ensemble
Devin L. Price
Ensemble
Tavia Riveè
Ensemble
Kimberly Ann Steele
Ensemble
Doug Storm
Ensemble
Daniel Robert Sullivan
Ensemble
Gabriella Whiting
Ensemble
CJ Wright
Young Berry Gordy
Alternate
CJ Wright
Young Michael Jackson
Alternate
CJ Wright
Young Stevie Wonder
Alternate
Ricardo A. Zayas
Ensemble
Swings: Erick Buckley, Alyssa V. Gomez, Rod Harrelson, Alana Randall, Matthew Sims Jr. and Galen J. Williams
Understudies: Malcolm Armwood (Marvin Gaye), Jeremy Gaston (Berry Gordy), Garfield Hammonds (Smokey Robinson), Garfield Hammonds (Marvin Gaye), Jarran Muse (Berry Gordy), Tavia Riveè (Diana Ross), Kimberly Ann Steele (Diana Ross) and Ricardo A. Zayas (Smokey Robinson)

ABC
(music by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards)
A Breathtaking Guy
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson)
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
(music by Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield)
Baby I Need Your Lovin'
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Baby Love
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.)
Ball of Confusion
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
Brick House
(music by William King, Ronald Lapread, Thomas McClary, Walter Orange, Lionel Richie and Milan Williams; lyrics by William King, Ronald Lapread, Thomas McClary, Walter Orange, Lionel Richie and Milan Williams)
Buttered Popcorn
(music by Barney Ales and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Barney Ales and Berry Gordy Jr.)
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)
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.)
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 Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson)
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 Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.)
I Got the Feeling
(music by James Brown; lyrics by James Brown)
I Hear a Symphony
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
(I Know) I'm Losing You
(music by Cornelius Grant , Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Cornelius Grant , Edward Holland, Jr. and Norman J. Whitfield)
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)
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini
(music by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance; lyrics by Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance)
I Want You Back
(music by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards)
I Wish
(music by Stevie Wonder; lyrics by Stevie Wonder)
Lonely Teardrops
(music by Tyran Carlo, Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Tyran Carlo, Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Berry Gordy Jr.)
Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland 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 Janie Bradford and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Janie Bradford and Berry Gordy Jr.)
My Girl
(music by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White; lyrics by Smokey Robinson and Ronald White)
My Guy
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
My Mama Done Told Me
(music by Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Tyran Carlo, Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson)
Please, Mr. Postman
(music by Robert Bateman, Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett, Freddie Gorman and Brian Holland; lyrics by Robert Bateman, Georgia Dobbins, William Garrett, Freddie Gorman and Brian Holland)
Reach Out (I'll Be There)
(music by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland 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 Tyran Carlo and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Tyran Carlo and Berry Gordy Jr.)
Remember Me
(music by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson; lyrics by Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson)
Shop Around
(music by Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson)
Shotgun
(music by Autry Dewalt; lyrics by Autry Dewalt)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
(music by Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway, Stevie Wonder and Syreeta Wright; lyrics by Lee Garrett, Lula Mae Hardaway, Stevie Wonder and Syreeta Wright)
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 Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Edward Holland, Jr.; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland 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 Frank De Vol, Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. and Brian Holland; lyrics by Frank De Vol, Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. and Brian Holland)
The Love You Save
(music by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards; lyrics by Berry Gordy Jr., Alphonso J. Mizell, Freddie Perren and Deke Richards)
To Be Loved
(music by Tyran Carlo, Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Berry Gordy Jr.; lyrics by Tyran Carlo, Gwendolyn Gordy Fuqua and Berry Gordy Jr.)
Two Lovers
(music by Smokey Robinson; lyrics by Smokey Robinson)
War
(music by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield; lyrics by Barrett Strong and Norman J. Whitfield)
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 Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. and Brian Holland; lyrics by Herbert Lamont Dozier, Edward Holland, Jr. and Brian Holland)
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)
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May 30, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017 Academy Of Music: Kimmel Center Philadelphia, PA
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Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
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