Motown: The Musical: Info & Synopsis


Motown: The Musical tells the story of Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown Records, as he builds a record label that revolutionizes the music industry. Featuring a wide range of popular hits like “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” Motown: The Musical showcases the rise of various Motown artists, highlighting the triumphs and challenges they faced on their journey.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s / USA (Michigan)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Berry Gordy

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2013)➝


Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


2010s, Bands, Biographical, Black Artists, Jukebox Musical, PopPopularSoul

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