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Motown: The Musical

Motown: The Musical

Thursday & Friday, March 1 & 2, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm & 7:30 pm

Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Motown:The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson, and many more. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives, and made us all move to the same beat. Featuring classic songs such as "My Girl", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", and many, many more.

There will be a Q & A with several members of the Motown cast following the Thursday, March 1st performance.

The performance on Sunday, March 4 at 1:00 pm will feature an American Sign Language interpreter.

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Running Time

2 hours and 25 minutes - including one intermission

The Auditorium,  Hancher, 141 Park Road, Iowa City, IA 52242


For this Hancher event, each University of Iowa or other college student must present their student ID to attend the performance with a student ticket.


There is a large surface lot adjacent to Hancher that is open for public parking after 4:30 pm on weekdays, and all day Saturdays and Sundays.  Note, however, that there are some metered spots in this lot that require payment at certain times, so please read any signage.


The main entrance is accessible to persons with disabilities, and is located on the south side of the building. Accessible parking spaces, hearing augmentation units, large-print playbills, and assistive technologies for the visually impaired are available at most events in the Hancher season. Please contact Hancher Accessibility Services at 319-335-1158 to arrange for individual needs at a specific event.

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