This Broadway musical tells the story behind some of Motown's most famous songs, featuring Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and the Temptations. Now returning for a limited 18-week engagement. More…
'Motown: the Musical' tells the true story behind the famous music that took the world by storm. Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations – 'Motown: the Musical' shows how these legendary artists and so many more created the soundtrack that transformed America. With over 40 classic songs such as 'My Girl,' 'What’s Going On,' 'Dancing in the Street,' and 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine.'
See it if I knew what it was going in, yet I expected better. Great music of course, but the plot was so thin, the chemistry so lacking - a big meh.
Don't see it if You want a story with substance or a dynamic production; this felt tired & shopworn.
See it if you're a fan of 1983's tv special "Motown: Yesterday Today Forever". It's the LIVE jukebox musical of that night, w/a ton of B Gordy drama.
Don't see it if you don't want to sit thru B Gordy over-indulgent self-aggrandizing background fluff. How much of it is true or not doesn't add to the show.
See it if You are a Motown fan and accept that the voices are not identical to the originals. The Diana Ross role was superb.
Don't see it if You do not enjoy biographically-based shows or if you do not enjoy concert-like shows. I found it thoroughly entertaining.
See it if wonderful Version 2.0 cast; best song roster currently on Broadway
Don't see it if story barely scratches the surface early and plods late
See it if you like Motown songs and/or stories that are based on real people more or less true events.
Don't see it if you don't loud music or motown songs and/or stories that are based on true events or people.
See it if You love authentic renditions of the old classics. The singing and dancing was pretty true to the original.
Don't see it if jukebox musicals leave you cold. The book was disappointingly thin.
See it if you are a Motown fan and interested in the stories behind the music.
Don't see it if you won't appreciate the songs of the era and couldn't care less about the stories behind them.
See it if Loud music is enjoyable. Great history lessons both musically and socially.can be learned
Don't see it if Early rock and roll , soul music is not your thing
See it if Because I grew up in the Motown era, I think I enjoyed this more than I would have otherwise
Don't see it if You expect more than just an evening of reminiscing about Motown music
See it if you love the music of Motown and enjoy high-energy singing. It's a great time if you love the music.
Don't see it if you are not familiar with the music, as otherwise the relatively weak book will be a serious drawback.
See it if you want to hear the hits and see the performances - cool show but not focused on plot
Don't see it if you want an involved plot, the show feels more like a concert at times
See it if you love Motown music. Kept most of the audience swaying all night. Unfortunately some political issues still relevant today; good exposure.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy this genre. Or if you desire a very compelling storyline, although I was pleased by it.
See it if Well, now you can't. But, if you like Motown music. It was nice to see a Jukebox musical done so well. I was honestly blown away.
Don't see it if It closed. So you can't. But, if it comes back, everyone should see it. There are tunes that everyone will know and love.
See it if u like jukebox musicals; amazing talent, great dancing; go back in time and learn Motown history; u don't mind neighbors singining outloud.
Don't see it if u don't like LOUD music (they should fix this); u want splashy sets (seemed amateur); u don't like Motown music; u prefer new music for Bway