Producers Berry Gordy, Kevin McCollum, and Doug Morris are proud to announce “Makin’ It Motown,” a nationwide open call casting search for African-American singers for both the Broadway production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the upcoming national tour.
The first national tour will launch in Chicago in April 2014 with Atlanta performance dates to be announced at a later date. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is seeking African-American men and women, ages 20s-40s, with exceptional voices. Also seeking an African-American boy, age 8 to 13, to play young Michael Jackson / Berry Gordy / Stevie Wonder. No prior theatre experience is necessary. All candidates must have amazing soulful voices to play different performers from Motown history. All vocal parts are encouraged to attend. ATLANTA
Bring sheet music for a song of choice from the Motown songbook that best features vocal range.
Bring a picture and resume including contact information (cell phone, email) stapled together. A recent snapshot is sufficient in the absence of a formal headshot. An accompanist will be provided.
For more information on the open call auditions visit: http://www.motownthemusical.com/casting. For details about what to bring and what to prepare, email [email protected] MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, based on the life of iconic Motown founder Berry Gordy, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, began performances March 11, 2013, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), and officially opened April 14, 2013.