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This new musical tells the story of Motown records the singers who brought the -- -- life and the racial struggles they encountered along the way.
It was started during -- time that it wasn't that great for African Americans to the time of war and segregation the show full of hits from artist like Marvin Gaye Diana Ross.
And it involves a cast passionate about music and the man behind Motown records Barry Gordy -- Actress police -- -- Kate plays the role of Diana Ross.
She's been nominated for a Tony award and tells us she strives to show the human side of the star.
I wanted to people just realize that she's human.
Yeah because we forget because she's a celebrity tank.
And she's so legendary that she is just like since I just wanted to human scent more than anything her costar -- brown plays Smokey Robinson.
And it's also been nominated for a Tony.
He says the story not only takes a look at music.
But also puts the racial tension of the time under a microscope to -- younger audiences the struggles of African Americans.
At that time.
And it's very important for young people to get to see our show because you know -- -- predates the civil rights movement which is huge in our country.
We'll -- brought people together it across the color lines and it brought people together of different ethnic backgrounds as well as socioeconomic backgrounds and so.
It's important for our children to get to see where we've come from.
-- so that we can get even further.
Motown the musical is up for a total of four Tony Awards which will be handed out next month at radio city music call.
In New York Jamie Colby Fox News.
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