Earlier today (7th July) almost 200 people attended open auditions at the London Welsh Centre to portray iconic artists in the West End transfer of Motown The Musical. Check out images from the open auditions below (click picture to enlarge).
With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright. The production will open at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 8th March 2016 (previews from 11th February) and is booking until 22nd October 2016.
Motown The Musical premiered on Broadway in April 2013 where it ran until January 2015. Featuring a sixteen piece orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, I’ll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl, I Heard It Through The Grapevine and For Once In My Life, Randolph-Wright’s production tells the story behind the classic hits.