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Friday, May 15

Motown the Musical to open at Shaftesbury next February

According to Baz in today's Mail Tony Award-winner Motown the Musical is transferring to the West End next year running  at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 11th  February 2016, with an official opening night on 8th  March. Tickets now on sale

The show the show premiered on Broadway in 2013 and follows the career of producer and songwriter Berry Gordy who created the legendary Motown Records which had signed artists including Diana Ross and the Supremes, Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations. Featuring hits including "My Girl," "What's Going On," "Dancing in the Street," "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough".

The show  follows fellow another Broadway import Memphis the Musical, which stars Beverley Knight and X Factor's s Matt Cardle (from 6th July) and ends  its run there  on 31st October 2015.

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