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Motown: The Musical
Clifton Oliver is interviewed by SIDEWALKS correspondent Amanda Elliott.

Interview: Clifton Oliver (Motown: The Musical) on Sidewalks TV (2014 Video)

Meet the talented man who is playing the legendary Motown creator Berry Gordy on the national tour of “Motown: The Musical.”

Video Content: Clifton Oliver (2014)
SIDEWALKS correspondent Amanda Elliott interviews the actor about his rising career and playing Motown owner Berry Gordy in the national tour of “Motown: The Musical.”

Motown the Musical

Clifton Oliver as Berry Gordy – MOTOWN THE MUSICAL First National Tour. Photo:
Joan Marcus

Clifton Oliver is considered a triple treat – he is a singer, dancer and actor. Primarily a stage actor, he has been seen on Broadway as Simba on “The Lion King,” Benny on “In The Heights,” and Fiyero on “Wicked.” Oliver also has an impressive national tour and regional theatre credits, including “The Lion King” (where he reprised his role of Simba), “Rent,” “Ragtime,” ”Pal Joey,” “Kinky Boots,” “The Scottsboro Boys,” “Smokey Joe’s Café,” and “Godspell.” On TV, Oliver appeared on episodes of “Law and Order: Criminal Intent.”

Interview Credits:
Recorded: August 22, 2014
Correspondent / Segment Producer: Amanda Elliott
Videographer: J.P. Langston
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Motown, Linda Stewart and It Is Done Communications, Brendan Dolby and Clift Hotel in San Francisco, CA

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