Thursday, March 1, 2018

‘Motown the Musical’ returns to JAX after 2016 engagement

FSCJ Artist Series and Work Light Productions are proud to announce that tickets for “Motown The Musical” are still available for only three performances!  The show features more than 40 classic hits such as: “My Girl,” “Who’s Loving You,” “Shotgun,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” and many more of Hitsville USA’s great songs.  Motown The Musical tells the story behind the hits of Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family as they fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America.  A full listing of announced tour dates is available HERE.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright,Motown The Musical” is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s 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 others.

Motown The Musical features staging by Schele Williams, choreography re-created by Brian Harlan Brooks, original choreography by Patricia Wilcox (A Night with Janis Joplin) and Warren Adams (Toy Story), scenic design by David Korins (Bring It On: The Musical, Annie), costume design by Tony Award® nominee Emilio Sosa (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, “Project Runway”), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Natasha Katz (Once, Sister Act), sound design by Tony Award® nominee Peter Hylenski (Rock of Ages, The Scottsboro Boys), projection design by Daniel Brodie (Aladdin), hair and wig design by Charles LaPointe (Memphis) and casting by Wojcik | Seay Casting.

Take a look at this
Mar 9, 2016 YouTube Video and get ready for a real treat of the 2018 "Motown the Musical".  (Syndee Winters portrays Diana Ross and Ryan Shaw plays Barry Gordy.  Came to the Times Union Theatre April 19 - 24, 2016).

Motown The Musical
DATES:       Times:
Sat., March 10, 2018  8 p.m.
Sun., Mar. 11     1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Times Union Center Performing Arts
      Moran Theater
300 West Water St.
      Jacksonville, FL 32202

TICKETS:As back in 2016, tickets start at $38.50, plus applicable fees, and may be purchased online at FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union (the official presenter of the Jacksonville show), or by calling (904) 632-5000 between 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Discounts are available for Group orders of 10 or more and may be placed by calling (904) 632-5050.

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