Catch the award winning London show, Motown the Musical at the magnificent Shaftesbury Theatre! The popular London theatre is located at 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP! The Shaftesbury Theatre is positioned onn Shaftesbury Avenue, which is one of the busiest and most theatrical roads. The venue is also the abode of other theatres such as the Apollo and Lyric.
The venue offers huge range of interesting and affordable restaurants and bars. Leicester Square and Covent Garden are also located at a walking distance. Both Soho and Chinatown are located at a walking distance known for offering wide range of cheap and diverse international cuisine.
Shaftesbury Theatre is located at an easily accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of commutations such as tubes, buses, taxis and cars. Holborn on the Piccadilly and Central lines are the nearest tubestation. You can visit the theatre via bus route numbers 8, 10, 14, 19, 22A, 22B, 24, 25, 29, 38, 40, 55, 73, 134 and 176. You can also hire a taxi or drive your car, as nearest car park is the MasterPark at Chinatown or the NCP on Museum Street.
The hugely loved broadway sensation, Motown The Musical, has made its hugely anticipated debut at London Westend on May 16. It revolves around the real life saga of Motown Records. The show is jukebox musical featuring 40 hits including “My Girl”, “Heard it Through the Grapevine” “I Want You Back”, “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”.
The show features a book by Berry Gordy Jr. who is the founder of Motown. It is mainly based on his 1994 autobiography and finely depicts the great success saga of Gordy. The show beautifully portrays foundation of the Motown record label as well as his lifelong relationships to the stars.
Some of the popular stars that are mentioned in his autobiography are Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and The Temptations. The show Motown the Musical starts in the year 1983 features an ensemble cast of 40 performers. The mesmerizing London show is a must watch for theatre lovers. So, come and experience the magic of Motown The Musical at the magnificent Shaftesbury Theatre!