Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Courtesy of Indie Wire

Berry Gordy must be ecstatic!  His Motown: The Musical grossed over $1 million ($1.03 million) after its first week of previews on Broadway, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.

And this was just after 7 preview performances! Clearly, there’s demand for it.

The production, which doesn’t actually open officially until  April 14, 2013, stars Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (The Color PurpleThe Scottsboro Boys) as the older Berry Gordy, and Valisia LeKae (RagtimeThe Book of Mormon) as Diana Ross.

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