The Best Male Dancer on Broadway

EricLaJuanSummers2In Motown the Musical, his fifth Broadway show, Eric LaJuan Summers , plays six roles:

a member of the Four Tops

a member of the Contours

songwriter Brian Holland

a member of The Jackson 5,

and Rick James

But it is as Jackie Wilson that he is the most memorable.

Summers won Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway show at the 31st Annual Fred and Adele Astaire Awards this year.

Here he is in the final Broadway in Bryant Park lunchtime concert series this summer:

“If I’m not tired, I’m not doing my job right. I’m tired every day, and I love it.”

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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