We are pleased to announce two new members of the Motown The Musical London cast, Charl Brown (Smokey Robinson) and Sifiso Mazibuko (Marvin Gaye). Brown and Mazibuko will join our previously announced cast members including Cedric Neal (Berry Gordy) and Lucy St. Louis (Diana Ross) on the Shaftesbury Theatre stage from February 2016.
Charl Brown returns to the role of Smokey Robinson having previously portrayed the Motown legend in the Broadway production of Motown the Musical. His performance earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2013. Earlier theatre credits include Hud on the European Tour of Hair as well as Jersey Boys on Broadway and Las Vegas and Walmartopia, an Off-Broadway production.
Sifiso Mazibuko will join that Motown The Musical cast in the role of iconic singer Marvin Gaye. His theatre credits include The Tempest for Flute Theatre, A Land Without People and The First Actress for Palindrome Productions, Hector at The Courtyard Theatre and Dancers performed in both London and New York. His American theatre credits include the theatre is a blank page produced by Anne Bogart, Ann Hamilton & the SITI company. Mazibuko also performed in Shaka Zulu the Musical at the State Theatre in South Africa, was part of the Asian Tour of African Footprint and was in Dreamgirls the Musical in South Africa. His film credits include Pretville.