STAGE TUBE: Chatting with The Muny's DREAMGIRLS Star Jennifer Holliday, Part 2!
Tony and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Holliday reprises her legendary Broadway performance of Effie White at The Muny. In the second of a three-part series, get to know the woman behind this historic role. Click below for part two to find out about Holliday's relationship with American Idol star Jessica Sanchez, and how it began on Twitter and has grown into an opportunity to mentor the young star.
DREAMGIRLS opened on December 20, 1981, at the Imperial Theatre. The show was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, winning six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006, starring Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce, Anika Noni Rose, Eddie Murphy and more.
For more information about the St. Louis production, visit www.muny.org.