Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
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Broadway Balances America invites you to “GET READY” for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL

Airing Exclusively on The Balancing Act® Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30 am (ET/PT)

By - Nov 14th, 2014 02:08 pm

2335(Milwaukee, WI, November 14, 2014) MOTOWN THE MUSICAL presented by Broadway Across America at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts as part of the 2014/2015 BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series from July 7 to July 12 will take center stage on the award-winning morning show The Balancing Act® on the Lifetime® Channel on Tuesday, November 18th at 7:30 a.m. (ET/PT) and will re-air on Tuesday, November 25th at 7:30 a.m.(ET/PT) on Lifetime. Season four show packages which includes MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at the Marcus Center are available at Marcus Center Box Office or by visiting

Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.

In this sixth and final episode of the “Broadway Balances America” series, host Amber Milt goes backstage to learn what it’s like to transform into a Supreme at MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. She’ll meet up with cast and crew including Krystal Joy Brown, who plays the legendary Dianna Ross, to talk beaded dresses and work-life balance; Director Charles Randolph-Wright, to gain his insights on how Motown music changed the world; Costume Designer Emilio Sosa, who gives his take on how clothing influences attitude; and Wig/Hair Supervisor Heather Wright, who shows Amber how wigs are an integral part of the transformation.

“Broadway Balances America” highlights the shows featured on Broadway Across America’s 2014-2015 Broadway series nationwide – from Boston to Costa Mesa, from Houston to Minneapolis, and everywhere in between.

For more information about the upcoming National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL and the “Broadway Balances America” series, please visit

About The Balancing Act®

Now in its 7th season, The Balancing Act® continues to empower women in all aspects of their lives. The mission at The Balancing Act® is simple – the show strives to help today’s modern woman balance it all by bringing them positive solutions to enrich and empower them. Entertaining, educational and trusted by women, viewers can tune in to America’s premier morning show The Balancing Act® on weekday mornings Mon. – Wed. at 7:30 am (ET/PT) and Thursday and Friday at 7:00 am (ET/PT) airing on Lifetime® television. For additional information or to view a segment visit: Join the Conversation!

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About Broadway Across America:
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of the Key Brand Entertainment family of companies, which includes and is operated by John Gore (Owner & CEO). BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring musicals and plays in North America, operating in 40 markets. As a leading Broadway producer, BAA is dedicated to the development and production of new and diverse theatre. Current/upcoming productions include Beautiful, Million Dollar Quartet and Pippin. Past productions include Bullets Over Broadway, Hairspray, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Memphis, Promises, Promises and The Producers. is the premier theater website for news, exclusive content and ticket sales. For more information please visit and

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is owned and partially funded by Milwaukee County. The Marcus Center has been the premier entertainment destination for Milwaukee and Wisconsin since 1969. It provides the setting for outstanding cultural experiences, where the arts come to life for current and future generations. Located in the heart of the Downtown Theater District, the Marcus Center is a community facility that offers live performance of opera, ballet, children’s theater, symphony and first-class national touring productions. For more information on Broadway shows presented as part of BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee, visit the Marcus Center website at

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