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Making Diana: Motown The Musical Comes to Jacksonville

Even before she auditioned to inhabit the role of Diana Ross, already felt a connection to the legendary artist. She’d studied her song catalog and pored over a biography in preparation for her own tribute to the Motown queen, when opportunity called to join the cast for the final run of Motown the Musical. “It just so happens that two years ago, I wanted to do a tribute on my own. I started researching then. I was kind of familiar with her backstory. When I auditioned in Los Angeles, I decided to do a bit deeper,” says the Grammy-nominated artist. …

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