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Captivating Photos Of Original Broadway DREAMGIRLS Rehearsal & Production Released

June 26
12:05 AM 2014

Captivating Photos Of Original Broadway DREAMGIRLS Rehearsal & Production ReleasedA captivating and compelling collection of photos depicting the original Broadway production of Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen's multi-Tony Award-winning music industry musical DREAMGIRLS are now available to view courtesy of the New York Public Library For The Performing Arts.

Creators Krieger and Eyen can be spotted in the shots alongside master director Michael Bennett, choreographer Michael Peters and the celebrated cast of the musical - including Tony Award winners Jennifer Holliday and Ben Harney, along with Sheryl Lee Ralph, Loretta Devine and many more.

Additionally, extensive behind the scenes photos of rehearsals as captured by famed photographer Martha Swope are now available to view, as well.

Of note, DREAMGIRLS originally opened on December 20, 1981 and ran until August 11, 1985, only to return in revival form soon thereafter in 1987.

View the complete collection of vintage photos of the original production of DREAMGIRLS on the official New York Public Library For The Performing Arts site here.

Photo Credit: Martha Swope

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