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Posted: 12:00 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Broadway's 'Motown the Musical' holding Atlanta auditions 

Motown the Musical
Motown the Musical

By Melissa Ruggieri

“Motown the Musical” is holding auditions in Atlanta for both the current Broadway production and the national tour that will launch in Chicago in 2014.

Producers are seeking African-American singers in their 20s-40s with “exceptional” voices. They are also auditioning for the role of young Michael Jackson/Berry Gordy/Stevie Wonder and looking for an African-American boy aged 8-13. No prior theater experience necessary.

The open call will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at 14th Street Playhouse (173 14th St., N.E., Atlanta), stage three.

Those auditioning should bring sheet music for a song of choice from the Motown catalog, a recent photo or headshot and a resume including contact information.

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