Photo Flash: First Look at Nova Y. Payton, Crystal Joy, Cedric Neal and More in Signature's DREAMGIRLS
Nova Y. Payton (Hairspray) stars as Effie White, the talented and headstrong lead singer of The Dreams. She is joined by Shayla Simmons (Deena Jones) and Crystal Joy (Lorrell Robinson). David Bazemore plays songwriter C.C. White, and Sydney James Harcourt plays Curtis Taylor, Jr., the band’s manager. Cedric Neal plays R&B star James “Thunder” Early. Rounding out the cast are Kara-Tameika Watkins (Michelle Morris), Bus Howard (Marty), and Sean Maurice Lynch (Wayne).
Performances run Tuesday through Sunday evenings, with matinees on Saturday and Sunday. There will be no performance on Thanksgiving Day. Tickets are now on sale and start at $40. Single tickets are available in person at the Signature Box Office at 4200 Campbell Avenue in Shirlington, or by calling Ticketmaster at (703) 573-SEAT. Student discount tickets are $30 and must be purchased the week of the performance. For more information, visit: http://www.signature-theatre.org/shows/dreamgirls
Photo Credit: Chris Mueller
Shayla Simmons, Kara-Tameika Watins and Crystal Joy
Sydney James Harcourt
Cedric Neal and Bus Howard