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Closed January 12, 2019

Fantastically entertaining ride on a showbiz rollercoaster

The Guardian

Why See Dreamgirls?

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A dreamy stage spectacular

Closing 12 January 2019

Don't miss this musical biopic based on the story of The Supremes. First hitting the Broadway stage in 1981, in 2005 it enjoyed an adaptation to the big screen starring Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, and Anika Noni-Rose, before opening in London to rave reviews in 2016.

With a powerful score and thought-provoking story, glittering sets and costumes, Dreamgirls is the ultimate theatrical experience. Expect to be on your feet at some of the powerhouse performances, we promise you - you're gonna love it!

What is it about?

Hopeful talents Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson and Effie White are performing as "The Dreamettes" when ambitious agent Curtis Taylor, Jr. discovers them.

After quickly landing them a job as backup singers for the soul and rock 'n roll sensation James "Thunder" Early he begins to guide their quickly rising career, and dictates their every move. However, when the beautiful Deena emerges as the star of the group rather than the full-voiced Effie, the girls' rivalry leads to a personal and professional crossroads for the trio.

With a powerful score and thought-provoking story, Dreamgirls has touched audiences all the way from 1980s Broadway to 21st century Hollywood, introducing some legendary breakthrough performances along the way.

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Previews from: 19 November 2016

Opening night: 14 December 2016


Suitable for ages 10+

And before you stop reading

The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s). This is subject to change and may be affected by holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers' control.

Cast and Creative


Marisha Wallace, Moya Angela and Karen Mav as Effie White 
Brennyn Lark  as Deena Jonvs
Asmeret Ghebremihael as Lorrell Robinson
Joe Aaron Reid as Curtis Taylor Jr.
Tosh Wanogho-Maud as Jimmy 'Thunder' Early
Durone Stokes as C.C. White
Delroy Brown as Marty
Kimmy Edwards as Michelle Morris

Michael Afemare, Callum Aylott, Ashford Campbell, Sanchia Amber Clarke, Georgia Bradshaw, Jabari Braham, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Nicole Deon, Rhiane Drummond, Ashlee Irish, Emma Louise Jones, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Samira Mighty, Jayde Nelson, Aston New, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards and Joshua Robinson


Directed by Casey Nicholaw


What's On Stage Award Nominations 2018

Best Original Cast Recording

What's On Stage Awards 2017

Best Actress in a Musical - Amber Riley


Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical - Adam J Bernard
Best Actress in a Musical - Amber Riley

What we thought

GLITTERING musical Magic

a masterclass in the biographical musical, a glittering and breathless adventure that keeps you hanging on until the very last second

I'm happy to report that Dreamgirls, the much anticipated London premiere of Henry Krieger & Tom Eyen's 1981 musical does not just follow that trend but ups the ante to stratospheric heights. It is a masterclass in the biographical musical, a glittering

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