Theatre: Nederlander
Status: Closed
(July 12, 2016 - July 31, 2016 )
  • Open: July 12, 2016
  • Close: July 31, 2016
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins

"Motown" is a story about the protégés and stars of a uniquely talented musical family who, under Berry Gordy's guidance, began as "the Sound of Young America" and went on to become some of the greatest superstars of all time.

For The Record:

"Motown" opened on B'way in April 2013 at the Lunt-Fontanne, and closed in January 2015. This return to B'way was announced along with the closing announcement.

Staff & Creative Team

General Manager:

Bespoke Theatricals LLC

Casting Director:

Bethany Knox at The Telsey Office

Press Agent:


Production Stage Manager:

Anna Kaltenbach

Book Writer:

Berry Gordy


David Korins


Emilio Sosa


Natasha Katz


Daniel Brodie

Musical Supervisor:

Ethan Popp

Musical Director:

Darryl Archibald

Orchestrations & Arrangements:

Ethan Popp


Berry Gordy 07/12/2016 - 07/31/2016
Diana Ross 07/12/2016 - 07/31/2016
Smokey Robinson 07/12/2016 - 07/31/2016