Motown The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford

17 December 2019
04 January 2020
New Theatre Oxford
24-26 George Street

Motown The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford

About Motown The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford

Motown The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford. The sensation hit West End Musical is bringing its unique sound to New Theatre Oxford. The songs. The sound. The story. The tale of Motown Records and the man who fought to create something more than just a record label and brought to us music that defined a generation. This is Motown the Musical!

Why go and see it?

Motown The Musical is a treat for everyone! Listen and enjoy the magic of Motown with Motown The Musical. The show that will keep your feet tapping and you humming the tunes for days after.

Motown The Musical at New Theatre, Oxford Poster


With just $800 borrowed from his family, Berry Gordy founded Motown Records and launched the careers of legendary artists including Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Temptations, and many more.

This is the next chapter in Motown’s incredible history and is an experience you’ll never forget. Featuring over 50 classic hits including ‘My Girl’, ‘What’s Going On’, ‘Dancing in the Street’, ‘I heard it through the Grapevine’, and ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.’

Motown the Musical tells the thrilling tale of the man who broke barriers, fought against the odds to create something more than a record label. Discover the story behind Motown, the personal relationships, the professional struggles, and – of course – the music that made history, defined the sound of a generation and got the whole world moving to the same beat.


2 hours 30 minutes incl. interval

Buy tickets

Tickets available from £13.00 subject to a transaction fee of £3.65

Tuesday 17 December – 7:30 pm

Wednesday 18 December – 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm

Thursday 19 December – 7:30 pm

Friday 20 December – 7:30 pm

Saturday 21 December – 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm

Monday 23 December – 7:30 pm

Tuesday 24 December – 7:30 pm

Thursday 26 December – 7:30 pm

Friday 27 December – 7:30 pm

Saturday 28 December – 2:30 pm (Audio Described Performance) & 7:30 pm

Monday 30 December – 7:30 pm

Tuesday 31 December – 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm

Wednesday 01 January – 7:30 pm

Thursday 02 January – 7:30 pm

Friday 03 January – 7:30 pm

Saturday 04 January – 2:30 pm (Signed Performance) & 7:30 pm

About New Theatre Oxford

There has been a theatre on George Street for almost 170 years. The first theatre was built in 1836, and a second in 1886. In 1934, the third New Theatre opened. The theatre has been owned by several different companies and undergone several name changes. It is now owned by the Ambassador Theatre Group and hosts everything from ballet and opera to musicals.

On performance days, the Box Office opens at 12:00 noon and closes 15 minutes after show start. If there is a performance on a Sunday or Bank Holiday, Box Office will open 2 hours before show start, and close 15 minutes after the show start.

There is a large air-conditioned bar with seating located below the Stalls foyer, two furhter bars in the Circle Foyer and one at the back of the balcony. All stocked with an array of drinks and snacks. There is a cloakroom located in the stalls bar. If this is closed please speak to a member of staff. £1 per item. It is free to ATG Theatre Card memebers.

See important information about Getting there and Access here