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Motown the Musical
Motown the Musical
The real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed America forever.
First Preview Date
March 11, 2013
Opening Date
April 14, 2013
Closing Date
January 18, 2015
Show Run Time
2 hours and 45 minutes with 1 intermission
Tickets By Phone Regular Ticket Price Premium Ticket Price
(877) 250-2929 $80.75 - $156.75 $267

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the box office. See Theatre Information for location and hours.

Additional Fees

Tickets purchased online and by phone are subject to a per-ticket service charge of and a per order handling fee. Handling fees vary by how your tickets are delivered.  Facility fees, where applicable, are included in the ticket price. Note: You can avoid on-line and telephone fees by purchasing your tickets in person at the show's box office.

Group Tickets

For groups of 15 or more, please visit Telecharge.com Group Sales or call (212) 239-6262 (outside the NY metro area (800) 432-7780.)

Show Advisory

Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Motown the Musical

Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway


The real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed America forever. This exhilarating show charts Motown founder Berry Gordy's incredible journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more.


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Music by The Legendary Motown Catalog. Book by Berry Gordy. Lyrics by The Legendary Motown Catalog. Based upon the book "To Be Loved: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown" by Berry Gordy.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. Choreographed by Patricia Wilcox, Warren Adams.

Starring Charl Brown, Krystal Joy Brown, Bryan Terrell Clark, Josh Tower.

For full credits, view the show on IBDB.com

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

205 West 46th Street
Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

Box Office Hours

Monday & Tuesday 10am-8pm, Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-8:30pm, Sunday: 12pm-6pm

Motown the Musical on Tour

For more information regarding the tour, click here.

Upcoming Cities

Milwaukee, WI USA
Jul 7 - Jul 12
Uihlein Hall At Marcus Center
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Memphis, TN USA
Jul 14 - Jul 19
Orpheum Theatre - Memphis
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Houston, TX USA
Jul 21 - Jul 26
Hobby Center For The Performing Arts
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Dallas, TX USA
Jul 28 - Aug 16
AT&T Performing Arts Center

Atlanta, GA USA
Aug 18 - Aug 23
Fox Theatre
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Charlotte, NC USA
Aug 25 - Sep 6
Belk Theater
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Please check back soon for more dates.

All performance dates and information subject to change.

Motown the Musical (Cast Recording)

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