By Bobby Mitchell

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy are pleased to announce an open call casting search for African-American singers for both the Broadway production of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the national tour, with a rare opportunity to audition at Hitsville U.S.A., home to the Motown Museum (2648 W Grand Blvd) in Detroit, MI on Tuesday, October 21.   

 The Motown Museum will host auditions in the famed Studio A where Motown’s legendary artists and groups recorded iconic and much-loved music that is featured in MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

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.


Date: Tuesday, October 21

Time: 9:00 AM ET – 1:00 PM ET (sign-in begins at 8:30 AM ET)

Location: Motown Museum, 2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit MI 48208

What to Bring

  1. Bring sheet music for a song of choice from the Motown songbook that best features vocal range.
  2. 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:

For details about what to bring and what to prepare, email


MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, October 21 – November 16, 2014.  Single tickets are currently on sale and are available at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, online at or and at the Fisher Theatre box office.


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