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  • Motown’s Edna Anderson-Owens Remembered

    Jun 19, 15 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment


    *The Electronic Urban Report at EURweb notes the passing of Motown’s Edna Vernelle Anderson-Owens, who quietly parted this life on Saturday, June 13th  2015 in Los Angeles. The dazzling Mrs. Anderson-Owens started at Motown in 1970 in the Publicity and Community Relations department, and then advanced to being Berry Gordy’s assistant; a position that she […]

  • EURweb’s Visit with Motown Founder Berry Gordy (WATCH)

    May 15, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby Leave a comment


    *What would it be like to sit down with Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr., Smokey Robinson and “Motown The Musical” director Charles Randolph Wright?  Well the day finally came, and as a select pool of the media entered the palatial setting of Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre, there was an air of ecstasy in the building.  Press […]

  • ‘Motown The Musical’ Earns Millions from National Tour

    May 6, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *The Motown sound still captivates music lovers as the play based on the famous label’s rise to prominence is killing it around the country. AlwaysAList.com reports that “Motown The Musical” is in the midst of a successful tour. The hit theatrical production has recouped its $8.5 million dollar capitalization cost in less than ten months […]

  • Casting Announced for LA Engagement of ‘Motown the Musical’

    Apr 7, 15 by It Is Done Communications Leave a comment


    *Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris, Berry Gordy and the Nederlander Organization are pleased to announce full casting for the eagerly anticipated L.A. engagement of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. Performances will begin at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 for a limited six-week engagement through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Tickets are now on sale […]

  • Musical Based on Berry Gordy Gets 2013 Broadway Bow

    Jun 26, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *A musical based on the life of legendary Motown Records founder Berry Gordy is set to open on Broadway next year, reports the Associated Press. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Producers today announced that “Motown,” with 81-year-old Gordy writing his own book, will open in the spring of 2013 at a Nederlander Theatre to be […]