*Producers of “Motown: The Musical” today announced that it will open on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on April 14, 2013, with previews beginning March 11, 2013.

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Tickets will go on sale to the general public October 1.

As previously reported, Motown: The Musical will be based on the life of legendary Motown founder Berry Gordy and feature hits from Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, and Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five.

Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color Purple) and Valisia LeKae (The as Berry Gordy and Diana Ross, respectively.