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.

DETROIT OPEN CALL

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: http://www.motownthemusical.com/casting.

For details about what to bring and what to prepare, email casting@motownthemusical.com.

 

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 www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com and at the Fisher Theatre box office.

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