Mad Cow Theatre has announced the cast for the upcoming production ofDreamgirls
with music by Henry Krieger
and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen
to be produced in The Harriett June 7-30, 2013.
A musical based on 1960's music, show business aspirations and the success of acts such as The Supremes
, The Shirelles, and the incomparable JAmes Brown
. This Tony Award winning musical captures the spirit of hope and Motown when a girl group from Chicago get their big break in a business controlled by men. As they struggle to find their musical and cultural identify they also fight for fellowship, sisterhood, and true love at any cost. A rich, glowing spectacle about the price of show-biz success,Dreamgirls
sizzles with sparkling dance and R&B soul.
will be directed and choreographed by Ray Hatch and features a stage full of talented artists making their Mad Cow debut. The Dreams will be played by Cherry Hamlin as Deena Jones, Jasmine Thompson as Lorrell Robinson, and Jayne Trientte as Effie White. Also featuring in the cast are Clinton Harris as James "Thunder" Early, Van Dobbins as Curtis Taylor Jr., Dwayne Allen as Marty, Chris Walker
as C.C. White
, Erika, Thomas as Michelle Morris
, and Michael Sapp, Jennifer Massey, Kayla Kelsay, Beatrice Roberts, Faith Boles, Sheryl Carbonell, Elaina Walton, Jonathan Shepherd, Clarence Reynolds, and Rashad Guy round out the ensemble.
Dreamgirls runs from June 7-30, 2013 at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 West Church Street in Downtown Orlando.
Preview Performances are June 5 and 6 at 7:30pm. All tickets are $10.
Opening night is Friday, June 7, 2012 with a reception following the performance.
There are two Monday Night performances scheduled on June 17th and 24th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15.00 in advance and at the door.