Ever since it premiered at The Old Vic in London in 2016, the rumour mill has been rife with talk about if and when Tim Minchin’s musical...
The musical is about the successes of the Motown music label, as some of their biggest stars - including Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes and Diana Ross - gather to celebrate the label’s 25th anniversary. It features musical numbers such as “ABC”, “Super Freak”, “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” and “Happy Birthday”.
The new cast, as of 6th March 2018, will be led by Jay Perry as Berry Gordy, Natalie Kassanga as Diana Ross and Carl Spencer as Marvin Gaye. David Albury will continue in the role of Smokey Robinson, and Cruz Lee-Ojo and Tumo Reetsang will share the roles of Young Michael Jackson, Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder.
Ensemble members of the cast are Chanice Alexandra-Burnett, KM Drew Boateng, Timothy Benjamin, Ryan Carter, Ricardo Castro, Amandla Elynah, Livvy Evans, Segun Fawole, Angela Marie Hurst, Cameron Bernard Jones, Cleopatra Joseph, Duane Lamonte, Nathan Lorainey-Dineen, Mireia Mambo, Matt Overfield, Adam Philpott, Ainsley Hall Ricketts, Lawrence Rowe, Nate Simpson, Jaime Tait, Kyle Turner, Anna Van Ruiten, Cherelle Williams, Lashane Williams, Michael Woolston-Thomas, Jayme-Lee Zanoncelli and Mitchell Zhangazha.
Motown the Musical Tickets are available now.