Motown the Musical


A theatrical memoir of Motown founder Berry Gordy, “Motown the Musical” takes you into the recording studio where artists such as Diana Ross and Marvin Gaye got their starts. Hearing more than 40 songs, you’ll see how the Motown sound shaped American music. May 18–29. $24–$97. Sacramento Community Center Theater, 1301 L St.; (916) 557-1999;