Tag Archives: Berry Gordy

Motown: Talking About Motor City Music

It creates a unique experience for an actor when art and life collide on stage. While playing the legendary , navigated the real life events of the Motown icon while the flesh and blood subject observed himself through Nager’s interpretation. Nager is Robinson in . Staged April 19-24 at the , Motown tells the true story of Motown founder and his journey from the boxing ring to the music industry. Gordy launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and more while breaking down barriers. The production features classic songs such as ‘My Girl’ and ‘Ain’t No Mountain …

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A Golden Anniversary for Broadway in Jacksonville

The is celebrating its 50 years with an exciting calendar of award-winning blockbusters and family favorites for its 2015-2016 season. The season kicks off with Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! on Dec 1-6. The classic holiday musical will enchant adults and children alike. Audiences will find their hearts growing a few sizes along with the Grinch’s when they experience the magic of the beloved tale on stage, which features the hit songs ‘You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch’ and ‘Welcome Christmas’ (written by and ), from the original, animated television special. features magnificent sets designed by and costumes …

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