Motown is coming to Broadway. ' Motown: The Musical ,' opening on April 14, is bringing the legacy of Motown founder Berry Gordy to New York City's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
The musical will showcase interweaving stories of Gordy and the artist careers he's helped launch, including Diana Ross , Smokey Robinson , Michael Jackson , Stevie Wonder , Marvin Gaye  and more.
The launch event of the anticipated production brought out stars for a sneak peek performance. Aretha Franklin , Smokey Robinson, L.A. Reid, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Marcus Canty , and more attended.
"For years people said if I didn't do something live, real, on broadway, I should see a psychiatrist and so I am here," Gordy joked at the event.
"Motown: The Musical" opens on April 14 and runs through June 22. Previews for the show will begin on March 11.
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