Get a Sneak Peak of Motown: The Musical

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WPIX 11 News anchor Craig Treadway recently had the chance the chat with the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of Motown: The Musical in the rehearsal studio and had the chance to sit down with Motown founder Berry Gordy. Motown: The Musical, which is based on the life of Berry Gordy, featuring […]

Motown: The Musical to Release Cast Album Plus Greatest Hits Collection

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Motown fans rejoice. In conjunction with the opening of Broadway’s Motown: The Musical, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Motown Originals: The Classic Songs That Inspired The Broadway Show! digitally on Tuesday, March 5th and at retail on Tuesday, March 12th, featuring the original Motown recordings, by the original artists, that inspired the musical. The special two-disc, expanded version of Motown Originals: […]

Motown: The Musical Announces Charl Brown as Smokey Robinson

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Send to Kindle Producers have announced additional Broadway casting for the world premiere of Motown: The Musical, based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy. Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) and Valisia LeKae (The Book of Mormon) will star as Berry Gordy and Diana Ross. Broadway veteran Charl Brown will join them as Smokey Robinson, leading an ensemble cast of […]

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Bring It On, Chaplin & Others

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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time of the season to decide the eligibility of four Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The four productions discussed include: Harvey; Bring It On: The Musical; Chaplin and An Enemy of the People. The committee has made the following determinations: Jessica Hecht and Charles […]

Bring it On cuts run short– Will Close in December

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Bring It On: The Musical has set a new closing date. It will not play its final performance on December 30, 2012, instead of the previously announced January 20, 2013. At the time of its closing, Bring It On will have played 21 previews and 173 regular performances on Broadway. “We are extremely grateful for […]

Bring It On: The Musical to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording

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The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Bring It On: The Musical, produced by Ghostlight Records and available on Back Lot Music, will be released for digital download on iTunes beginning September 25, 2012 and in stores October 16, 2012. The cast of Bring It On recorded the album at MSR Studios in New […]

‘Motown: The Musical’ Announces Broadway Opening Date and Lead Cast

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Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon and Valisia LeKae have been cast in the leading roles of Berry Gordy and Diana Ross in the upcoming Motown: The Musical, scheduled to begin preview performances March 11, 2013. Brandon Victor Dixon received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in The Color Purple on Broadway […]

Hip hip hooray! Bring It On: The Musical opens on Broadway

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Bring it On: The Musical is headed to Broadway

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Bring it On: The Musical, the explosive new musical comedy based on the movie of the same name, is headed to Broadway this summer, according to the New York Times. The show, directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, will play the St. James Theatre for a limited engagement from July 12 through October […]

‘Animal House’ gets ready for the stage

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Send to Kindle“National Lampoon’s Animal House,” the 1978 classic comedy, will become a musical. Universal Pictures Stage Productions, in association with producers Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel and James L. Nederlander have announced the project. Richards and Frankel have produced nearly 30 Broadway productions in the past dozen years, including Spring Awakening, The Pajama Game and […]