Review: The Magic of Motown at The Kings Theatre in Southsea

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I’ve seen toddlers go wild for Peppa Pig, teeny boppers go crazy for Blue and hen parties drooling over the Dreamboys.

But what about when the grown-ups want to party in Portsmouth?

They head to the Magic of Motown.

A vast majority of the packed out crowd were repeat customers of this hit show and it was easy to see why rather quickly.

The performers, comprised of four male and three female vocalists, kicked off the show with Papa Was a Rolling Stone and Love Train as the audience clapped along from the first line.

From there, it was a non-stop whirlwind of classic Motown hits: Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, you name it, they covered it.

With polished harmonies and slick dance moves, this was certainly a must-see for fans of the genre.

Credit must also go to the on-stage band that was fantastic all night.

Katie shone as Gladys Knight with Midnight Train to Georgia whilst CJ impressed with My Girl.

Lead singer Andre was a hit with the crowd and a worthy front-man with his silky vocals.

A fantastic Jackson Five medley concluded a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

If they come back again, I’ll Be There.