“Nights like this I wish raindrops would fall”…. one of the popular songs on Robert Townsend’s hit movie “The Five Heartbeats” is on it’s way to Broadway!!!
Robert Townsend says, The play will “tell a similar story with music that people know from the movie, but there is a composer, Grammy-Award winner, a guy who has won some big awards who already said he will write an original song for us.
The story centers on the challenges endured by five male singers in a musical group during the rise of Motown.