BEHIND THE SCENES: Motown the Musical

02/25/2017 10:00 AM - 02/25/2017 4:00 PM
UA Centennial Hall
Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA

Experience the power of the arts with the Behind the Scenes – Broadway and More program.  Learn first-hand how Broadway actors and other world-class artists made it to the top, what life is like on the road or how the production team creates “magic” on the stage. Provided in collaboration with Broadway in Tucson and UApresents, this day-long package includes a theatre workshop with a standout professional artist, lunch/dinner, a behind the scenes look at the show’s production and admission to the show!

Saturday, February 25th – 10:00 am – 4:15 pm

Grades 8-12

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Workshop Description

Step into the funky sounds that dominated the airwaves of the ’60s with a unique combination of soul and pop influences. Learn about the significance of this break-through musical style and perform a medley of Motown classics!

Show Description

It began as one man’s story… became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. 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 Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” experience the story behind the music in the record-breaking smash hit MOTOWN THE MUSICAL!