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Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre

Thirty-five years after the original Broadway production, this UK and West End premiere of the Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls comes to the Savoy Theatre in November, 2016.

The production features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen and is based upon the rise of music acts such as ‘The Supremes’ and ‘The Shirelles’. It follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called “The Dreams”, who go on to become music superstars.

The West End production is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions and will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicolaw, whose work in the West End includes the transfers of ‘The Book of Mormon’ and ‘Aladdin’.

The score features Broadway standards such as “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going”, “I Am Changing”,”Listen” and “One Night Only”.

This  new production will star Amber Riley (Glee) as Effie White, alongside Tyrone Huntley as C.C White, Adam J Bernard as Jimmy, Nicholas Bailey as Marty, Joe Aaron Reid as Curtis Taylor Jnr, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena, Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell and Lily Frazer as Michelle Morris.

The full cast will also include Jocasta Almgill, Callum Aylott, Hugo Batista, Samara Casteallo, Chloe Chambers, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Joelle Dyson, Kimmy Edwards, Candace Furbert, Nathan Graham, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Gabriel Mokake, Abiola Ogunbiyi, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards, Noel Samuels, Durone Stokes and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.

For more information or to book tickets, visit the Booking website here

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