Countdown to the Tony Awards with the cast of “Motown the Musical”

Posted at 6:26 PM, Jun 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-05 18:26:45-04


With less than a week to the Tony Awards, PIX11 Morning News is taking a closer look at some of the shows nominated. “Motown the Musical” which has been hailed by The New York Times as “the biggest hit of the season” is up for multiple awards including Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical.  Nominee Valisia LeKae shared her excitement along with cast member Brandon Victor Dixon.  Brandon stars as Berry Gordy Jr.–each night giving theater-goers a convincing portrayal of the famed founder of Motown Records.

To learn the story behind the legendary music label and its music, check out “Motown the Musical.”  For ticket information, go to