Broadway Balances America Presents Motown The Musical

Experience The Timeless Classics of Motown

The first national tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is now underway. It features music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalog. It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music. This Broadway 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, Smokey Robinson and so many more. Featuring all the classics you love, Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat…as The Balancing Act’s Amber Milt found out as she visited with the Broadway cast… and learned just what it takes to become Supreme. Now you too can experience the next electrifying chapter in the Motown story both on Broadway and across the country in a city near you. Coming soon to The Balancing Act.


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GET READY...for Motown the Musical

Wouldn't you love to know the story behind all the classics you love by The Supremes, The Jackson Five and more of the Motown family?

No matter where you are, you’ll hear the timeless, classic music of Motown. It’s almost impossible not to hum, sing, groove to the beat and hop to your feet as the music pulsates with its undeniably familiar rhythm.

Wouldn’t you love to know the story behind all the classics you love by The Supremes, The Jackson Five and more of the Motown family?

Now you can experience the music and magic live as Broadway’s smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is crossing the country and coming to a stage near you – thanks to Broadway Across America!

The Balancing Act and BAA teamed up for a special six-part series, “Broadway Balances America,” that takes you behind the scenes of some of the most beloved Broadway musicals as they travel across the country – from Boston to Costa Mesa, from Houston to Minneapolis, and everywhere in between.

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 the legendary Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and so many more.

The Balancing Act’s own Amber Milt goes backstage to learn just what goes into a “Supreme” transformation at MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, with insights from the cast and crew about beaded dresses, wigs and how they balance their lives on stage and at home.

So be sure to tune in to this final installment of the Broadway Balances America series on The Balancing Act on Tuesday, November 18 and 25, 2014 at 7:30 am (ET/PT) on Lifetime to hear the story of how the whole Motown family changed the soundtrack of America.

“Get Ready” to get on your feet and dance to the hits you know and love by getting your tickets to Motown — coming to a city near you:

Kansas City
December 9 – 14, 2014
Municipal Auditorium Music Hall

Minneapolis
December 16 – 28, 2014
Orpheum Theatre

Pittsburgh
December 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Heinz Hall

Boston
January 27 – February 15, 2015
Boston Opera House

Fort Lauderdale
February 24 – March 8, 2015
Broward Center

Orlando
March 10 – 15, 2015
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Omaha
March 25 – 29, 2015
Orpheum Theater (NE)

Tempe
April 21 – 26, 2015
ASU Gammage

Orange County
June 16 – 28, 2015
Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Milwaukee
July 7 – 12, 2015
Uihlein Hall – Marcus Center

Houston
July 21 – 26, 2015
Sarofim Hall – The Hobby Center

Atlanta
August 18 – 23, 2015
Fox Theatre

BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets.
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Broadway Balances America invites you to “GET READY” for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

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Broadway Balances America invites you to “GET READY” for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Airing Exclusively on The Balancing Act® Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30 am (ET/PT)

Host Amber Milt Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway Across America’s Hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. PR.Com November 12, 2014) – The award-winning morning show The Balancing Act®, in collaboration with Broadway Across America, will shine the spotlight on MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in its final episode of the “Broadway Balances America” mini-series. This new episode will premiere on Tuesday, November 18h at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) and will re-air on Tuesday, November 25th at 7:30 a.m.(ET/PT) on Lifetime.

Featuring more than 40 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.

In this sixth and final episode of the “Broadway Balances America” series, host Amber Milt goes backstage to learn what it’s like to transform into a Supreme at MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. She’ll meet up with cast and crew includingKrystal Joy Brown, who plays the legendary Dianna Ross, to talk beaded dresses and work-life balance; Director Charles Randolph-Wright to gain his insights on how Motown music changed the world; Costume Designer Emilio Sosa who gives his take on how clothing influences attitude; and Wig/Hair Supervisor Heather Wright who shows Amber how wigs are an integral part of the transformation.

“Broadway Balances America” highlights the shows featured on Broadway Across America’s 2014-2015 Broadway series nationwide – from Boston to Costa Mesa, from Houston to Minneapolis, and everywhere in between.

For more information about the upcoming National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the “Broadway Balances America” series, please visit http://www.broadwaybalancesamerica.com.

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About Broadway Across America:
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies, which includes Broadway.com and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Bullets Over Broadway, Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises and The Producers. Broadway.com is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com and Broadway.com.