MOTOWN THE MUSICAL: DuSable Museum Night of 100 Stars Gala Photos

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Curtis Wiley, Trisha Jeffrey and Gov. Quinn at the DuSable Museum Gala “A Night Of 100 Stars Gala” this past Saturday, April 5. Photo Credit: Jerome Simmons

 

Curtis Wiley, Trisha Jeffrey and Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the DuSable Museum Gala “A Night Of 100 Stars Gala” this past Saturday, April 5. Photo Credit: Jerome Simmons

Directed by Charles Randolph-WrightMOTOWN 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 more.

Featuring more than 50 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL 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 choreography by Patricia Wilcox (Blues in the Night) and Warren Adams (Toy Story), scenic design by David Korins (Bring It On: The Musical, Annie), costume design by Tony Award® nominee ESosa (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, “Project Runway”), lighting design by Tony Award® winner Natasha Katz (OnceSister Act), sound design by Tony Award® nominee Peter Hylenski(Rock of AgesThe Scottsboro Boys), projection design by Daniel Brodie (Jekyll and Hyde), hair and wig design by Charles LaPointe (Memphis) and casting by Telsey + Company.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’s arrangements and orchestrations are by Grammy and Tony Award® nomineeEthan 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 (RentIn the HeightsAvenue Q), Chairman and CEO of SONY Music Entertainment Doug Morris and Motown founderBerry Gordy.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

The performance schedule for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is as follows:

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays at 2 and 7:30 p.m. (No 2:00 p.m. performance April 23; No 7:30 p.m. performance May 7)

Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m.

Sundays at 2 p.m. (Additional 7:30 p.m. performances on April 27, May 11 and July 6)

Please note: Performance schedule is subject to change.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are now on sale at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.  Tickets are also available for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710.