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Broadway's Motown the Musical Launches Nationwide Search for Actor to Portray Young Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Berry Gordy logo
Berry Gordy in a still from the casting search video
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Motown The Musical, which as previously reported will open on Broadway in Spring 2013, is launching a nationwide search today for a young actor (age 8-11) to portray the roles of a youthful Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Berry Gordy.

This new musical is about the life of Motown records founder Berry Gordy Jr. Charles Randolph-Wright will direct the show, which will feature a book by Gordy and music and lyrics from the Motown legendary catalogue including dozens of hit songs made famous by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five and many more.

The nation-wide casting search begins today with the launch of an audition website where Berry Gordy says what he is looking for in the young actor who will get to play these iconic characters on Broadway.

For more information and to watch the video of Gordy discussing the search, visit

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