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Motown the Musical announces remaining West End cast

Motown the Musical is set to open at London’s Shaftesbury Theatre on 8 March 2016.

Following the confirmation of Cedric Neal as Berry Gordy and Lucy St. Louis as Diana Ross, the remaining cast has been announced ahead of previews, which begin on 11 February.

The full Motown the Musical cast: Charl Brown (Smokey Robinson), Sifiso Mazibuko (Marvin Gaye), Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy), Lucy St. Louis (Diana Ross), Keisha Amponsa Banson (Mary Wells), Cherelle Williams (Mary Wilson), Cleopatra Rey (Gladys Knight), Cindy Belliot (Anna Gordy), Aisha Jawondo (Martha Reeves), Samuel Edwards (Jackie Wilson), Brandon Lee Sears (Tito Jackson), Joshua Liburd (Eddie Kendricks), Simeon Montague (Jermaine Jackson), Tanya Nicole Edwards (Florence Ballard), Portia Harry (Teena Marie), Cleopatra Rey (Gladys Knight) and Jordan Shaw (Stevie Wonder).

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The ensemble will include Jay Bryce, Daniel Bailey, Edward Baruwa, Eddie Elliott, Christopher Fry, Alex Hammond, Edward Handoll, Simon Ray Harvey, Elias Hendricks, Brian James Leys, Jayde Nelson, Kieran McGinn, Simone Mistry Palmer, Carl Spencer and Marcel J Whyte.

With music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Motown the Musical is directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.

Motown the Musical previews from 11 February, and is currently booking to 22 October 2016, book now at Ticketmaster.co.uk.

Photos: Craig Sugden

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