Dreamgirls Musical Theatre Breaks
Savoy Theatre, The Strand, WC2R 0ET.
- A great theatre show for a couple
- 'Dreamgirls' is also a 2006 movie, starring Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson
- When 'The Dreams' become an overnight success, rifts in the band start to form and friendships are tested
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Dreamgirls Theatre Show Information
After a hit run on Broadway, Dreamgirls is heading to London's West End, with Glee star Amber Riley.
The glamorous theatre show, Dreamgirls won six Tony Awards in its opening year on Broadway, and will be making its way onto London’s West End in November 2016. Directed by Tony-and Olivier-award-winning Broadway director, Casey Nicholaw, and starring songstress Amber Riley from Glee, the show is set to be a big hit with an explosive soundtrack including hits like, 'I Am Changing', 'Listen' and 'Dreamgirls'.
Set in 1960’s America, during the revolutionary era of R&B, Dreamgirls tells the tale of a girl group from Chicago called ‘The Dreams’. Competing in lots of competitions, the girls come across Curtis Taylor, an ex- car salesman who wants to be their manager, and although the group finds initial success, rifts form in the band as Curtis tries to replace the current lead singer, Effie, with her best friend, Deena.
History of Dreamgirls
Opening on Broadway in 1981, the show was directed bby Michael Bennett and starred Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jennifer Holiday and Loretta Devine as the three ‘Dreamgirls’. In 2006, the hit musical was adapted into a film starring Beyonce Knowles as Deena and Jennifer Hudson as Effie. The film won three Golden Globes and two Oscars, as well as winning supporting actress Hudson an Academy Award.Please note: The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s). Amber Riley is currently scheduled to play the role of Effie White for 7 out of 8 performances per week. One of the alternates will perform on 1 out of 8 performances per week, currently scheduled for Monday evenings. This is subject to change and may be affected by holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control. In addition to current dates, Amber Riley will be on holiday for Tuesday 27th June, Wednesday 28th June and Thursday, 6th July. Please note, she will perform on Monday 26th June which is a change to the usual Monday schedule.
SuperBreak Customer Rating
- Overall: based on 2 reviews
Fab time at Dreamgirls
Show Date: 17/05/2017, a customer aged 45-64 who saw Dreamgirls wrote this review.
Wow, Amber Riley was out of this world. What a voice and what a pair of lungs! See more
Wow, Amber Riley was out of this world. What a voice and what a pair of lungs! Collapse
SuperBreak Customer Rating: 5 out of 5
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