Motown the Musical

Dates: 4/22/2014 - 7/13/2014

Location: Oriental Theatre


shows_motown13"Motown the Musical" is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture 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.

Featuring all the classics you love, "Motown the Musical" tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack that changed America.  Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.  Now, it finally comes to Chicago as "Motown the Musical" launches its national tour.


 - Broadway in Chicago