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#ManCrushMonday #MCM – Lionel Richie

For his EXCEPTIONAL songwriting, contributions to the R&B supergroup The Commodores, historical songs like “We Are The World,” “Hello,” “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Dancing On The Ceiling,” “All Night Long,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Ballerina Girl,” “Three TImes A Lady,” and more, Lionel Richie is MY pick for #MCM for this week.

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Brandon Victor Dixon Talks Legacy of Motown, J5 And More (Video)

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Source: Broadway World

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL star Brandon Victor Dixon appeared this week on WLNY-TV’s ‘Live From The Couch’ to speak with host John Elliott about working with Berry Gordy on the smash hit musical from the very beginning, the historical significance of Motown’s legacy, and bringing that story to Broadway.

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL, featuring music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and a book by Berry Gordy, began performances on Broadway on March 11, 2013 and officially opened April 14, 2013 at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

The first national tour of Motown the Musical launches at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre with an engagement from April 22 to July 13, 2014 before continuing across the country, with additional cities to be announced.

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown the Musical is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever…

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