Legend of Motown on stage in Sheffield
The story of the generation defining record label comes to life at the Lyceum
Uncovering the true story of the legendary record label that changed music history and created the soundtrack of a generation, Motown the Musical is playing at the Lyceum now and you still have chance to catch it until Saturday 30 November.
With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder Berry Gordy, went from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.
With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright’s production features a live orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks, including: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl and I Heard It Through the Grapevine.
Motown the Musical runs in the Lyceum from Tuesday 19 – Saturday 30 November. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ Box Office in-person, by phone on 0114 249 6000 or online at sheffieldtheatres.co.uk.