“MOTOWN THE MUSICAL” TONIGHT   2 comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ScXWusn2AU

In 1959 Berry Gordy borrowed $800 from his family and started Hitsville U.S.A. which lead to what the whole world would know as the Motown sound. The hits and careers kept on coming introducing  all of us to Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight,etc., just part of a never ending list.

Tonight I am going to the opening of the First National tour of the Broadway musical “Motown The Musical” at the Broward Performing Arts Center here in Fort Lauderdale. Imagine listening to 60 songs, songs that touched most of our lives, in a show written by the founder Berry Gordy. Whether it is a glimpse of  the 4 Tops, the Jackson 5 or a full out the Commodores, I know many memories of my past will come back unless I just forget all that, sit back relax and just listen to good music because that is what Motown brought us.

Have a favorite tune by one of the many artists who made up the Motown sound? Let me know and I will let you know if it is in the show.



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Posted February 24, 2015 by greatmartin in ENTERTAINMENT, THEATRE REVIEW

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2 responses to ““MOTOWN THE MUSICAL” TONIGHT

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  1. Nice, have fun and I know you’ll fill us in after

  2. Looking forward to your review! Curious as to how the show is. Have fun!

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