Friday, October 19, 2018
 

Motown The Musical

November 29, 2017

1 University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
217-206-6160

TIME: 7:30pm

PRICE: On Sale NOW! Tickets starting at $65

PHONE: 217-206-6160

FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/SangamonAuditorium

TWITTER:
https://twitter.com/sangaud

Categories:

Info

"More than a Broadway show. A celebration of music that transformed America!" – CBS Sunday Morning

Motown The Musicalis 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, Smokey Robinson, and many more.  Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives, and made us all move to the same beat.  Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical.

--------------------------------

Sangamon Auditorium is thrilled to announce that MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play Springfield, Illinois at the Sangamon Auditorium on Wednesday, November 29th and Thursday, November 30th. The hit Broadway musical features music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and is produced by Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN 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 more.

Featuring all the classics you love, MOTOWN tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL features staging by Schele Williams, 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.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's arrangements and orchestrations are by Grammy and Tony Award® nominee Ethan Popp (Rock of Ages), who also serves as music supervisor in reproducing the classic "Sound of Young America," with co-orchestrations and additional arrangements by Tony Award® nominee Bryan Crook ("Smash") and dance arrangements by Zane Mark (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels).

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is produced by Tony Award® winning producer Kevin McCollum (Rent, In the Heights, Avenue Q), Chairman and CEO of SONY Music Entertainment Doug Morris and Motown Founder Berry Gordy, in association with Work Light Productions. ac

For more information, visit www.MotownTheMusical.com

Local Reviews

comments powered by Disqus

Also in Theater & Comedy

Theater & Comedy

October 19, 2018, 8pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun

420 S. Sixth St.
Springfield IL 62701
217-523-2787

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Theater & Comedy

October 19, 2018, 7:30pm and 9:30pm Fri-Sat

3455 Freedom Dr.
Springfield IL 62703
217-391-JOKE

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Theater & Comedy

October 19, 2018, 6:30pm
217-523-2631

700 N. Fourth St.
Springfield IL 62702
217-523-2631
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Theater & Comedy

October 19, 2018, 7:30pm
217-206-7529

1 University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
217-206-7529

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events

Other Events at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS

Music: General Events

October 19, 2018, 8pm

1 University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
217-206-6160

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

1 University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
217-206-6160

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Bulletin Board

October 24, 2018, 6pm
217-206-8507

1 University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
217-206-6160

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Dance

October 25, 2018, 6pm-8pm
217-206-6160

1 University Plaza
Springfield IL 62703
217-206-6160

Website
0.00 out of 5
0 votes
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
More Events