Celebrating 50 years of UK number one hit singles, the Magic of Motown brings its brand-new 2015 Reach Out tour to town.
Songs like Stop in the Name of Love, I Can’t Help Myself, Tracks of My Tears and It’s the Same Old Song rocketed artists like the Supremes, The Four Tops, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles to the top of the singles charts in 1965, says show producer Michael Taylor.
“Incredibly, 100 more No1s followed worldwide,” he says. “The Magic of Motown 2015 Reach Out Tour brings to the stage 36 of these chart toppers back-to-back in one critically-acclaimed production.”
Direct from the USA, The Magic of Motown promises five-star performances that will authentically revive the style and sophistication of everyone’s favourite musical legends.
“This year we’re proud to announce that the show will include more number one hits than ever before,” says Michael.
Classic hits from the Temptations, Four Tops, Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Lionel Richie and The Supremes are packed into the two-hour spectacular which comes to Sheffield City Hall on October 30.
“As well as dazzling dance moves and glittering costumes galore,” says Michael. “the elusive, authentic sound is recreated by our incredible band.”
The group, especially put together for the show, celebrate their twelth year together on this tour.
“In their capable hands,” says Michael, “you can guarantee that the score will be – with a nod to the great Stevie Wonder – uptight. . . alright and out of sight!”
In 1965 Diana Ross and the Supremes, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Stevie Wonder and the Temptations crossed the Atlantic for a UK-wide tour of ABC, Odeon and Gaumont theatres which began the process of the artistes becoming musical phenomena on these shores.
To mark the occasion, The Magic of Motown brings an all-new production for 2015 to the stage with a 100-date nationwide tour.
Male lead in the show Andre Lejaune promises many new numbers added to the show’s already hit-packed score.
“Come and celebrate 50 years of number one hits,” he says. “With the Reach Out 2015 Tour, the magic of Motown is truly coming to town.”
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