Get ready to be rocked to your soul by The Five Heartbeats. This Motown-flavored masterpiece is the story of five young friends drawn together by music. Their dream of success takes them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy.
Robert Townsend directs and stars in this perfect-pitch production and captures the Motown era of the Sixties at its most soulful and sizzling. Featuring a score by Stanley Clarke and music from the soundtrack album by After 7, Patti LaBelle and The Dells, it's packed with electrifying musical showstoppers, gripping characters and a mesmerizing cast that includes Leon, John Canada Terrell and Diahann Carroll.