Motown: The Musical: Info & Synopsis


Motown: the Musical is a jukebox musical that celebrates the iconic music and history of Motown Records. The story follows the journey of Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown, as he builds a record label that revolutionizes the music industry. The musical showcases the rise of Motown artists such as Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder, highlighting their triumphs and challenges.

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


Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2013)➝


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

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