Dreamgirls Broadway

Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called "The Dreams", who become music superstars. It was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006.

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Ambassador Theatre

(New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Join us in High-heeled heaven!! The winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots hits the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 18 through October 27.
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Deadline reports that actor Obba Babatundé will recur opposite Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Rosemarie DeWitt and Joshua Jackson in Hulu's upcoming limited series Little Fires Everywhere.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019
Today's top stories: The Great Society and Derren Brown: Secret begin previews tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Feinstein's at Vitello's newest monthly series debuts Monday 9.9.19 with the music of Gregory Nabours; including a world premiere collaboration with Marc Cherry, creator of the Emmy Award winning DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES! The evening will also feature other world premieres, plus songs from Gregory's musicals THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL, MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, DOWN TO THE DARKNESS, and more!
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Eddie Murphy has teased the possibility of the his return to stand-up comedy on Netflix's podcast Present Company.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Prohibition Era New York is bustling with glitz and glamour in this classic Tony Award-winning musical. Nathan Detroit, the city's most infamous craps game organizer, makes the bet of a lifetime with high-roller Sky Masterson. Sky accepts, and tries to win the heart of a?oeSave-A-Soula?? missionary Sarah Brown, while Nathan's fiancé of 14 years, Adelaide, grows tired of him gambling with hers. When it comes to love, these characters discover you've gotta roll the dice if you want to win big.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Call it secret sauce. Each batch of holiday goodness individually, impeccably made. The mammoth success of Hallmark on TV's inviting Christmas programming, well, that is no longer a secret. Carefully crafted through the lens of the parent company's 110-year-old brand of care enough, emotional connections, and celebrating life's special moments, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' original holiday movies are the industry's indisputable leader. The uniqueness, quality, brand, emotion, and star power cannot be matched. 85+ million viewers watch holiday programming on Hallmark's networks and Hallmark Channel ranks as #1 out of all networks - cable and broadcast - consistently in Q4. Hallmark's two flagship linear channels will premiere 40 new, original Christmas movies in 2019 with the commitment -- and differentiator - that every World Premiere will be a one-of-a-kind holiday gift for viewers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Firehouse Theatre welcomes Frenchie Davis to the cast of its upcoming workshop of JC Gonzalez's new pop/rock opera WARM that will perform at the Dominion Energy Center's Gottwald Playhouse for three performances only beginning Friday, September 20, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
The Roommate, a surprising and touching story of starting over, overcoming consequences and forming friendships is set to hit Aurora Theatre's mainstage from September 19 – October 20.  The one-act dark comedy by Jen Silverman follows two mature women taking on a newly found chapter in their lives while coming to terms with transformation, themselves and each other.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
A native from Longview TX, finds himself living a reality while bringing others along on the ride to mass exposure. Dedrick Weathersby, a Longview High School graduate embarks on another stop apart of his National 'Night Train' tour. This stop will lead him and the cast up North to beautiful South Lake Tahoe. Dedrick was welcomed to Valhalla Resort with a SOLD OUT audience. Some patrons uttered, 'I been waiting for this show all summer'.
by Stefani Chudnow - Sep 16, 2019
'Journey On' with Stagecrafters' current production of Ragtime, playing at Royal Oak's Baldwin Theatre until October 6th. Since premiering in Toronto in 1996 and opening on Broadway in 1998, Ragtime has received several worldwide productions, becoming an absolute phenomenon.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019
Rubicon Theatre Company presents an updated limited-engagement encore run of last year's World Premiere of I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC directed by James O'Neil. This year's production features an all new cast starring Yvette Cason, Harley Jay, Beau Moore, Charlotte Morris and Scott Anthony. I Dig Rock and Roll Music begins previews on September 11, will have its press opening on Saturday September 14 at 7 p.m., and performances will continue September 15 through September 29 at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, September 24 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Make A Difference Trust is thrilled to announce that award-winning West End star, Kerry Ellis will be performing the finale of WEST END BARES: STRIPPED at the climax of the shows 10th Birthday performance at Troxy on Sunday 13 October at 8.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Due to scheduling issues, Lillias White will no longer be able to perform in I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC for this limited run at the Rubicon Theatre; and Yvette Cason (Broadway credits include Play On!, for which she also won an Ovation Award and Dreamgirls. Her regional credits include Blues in the Night at the Wallis and Shout Sister Shout at the Pasadena Playhouse), will now perform with the production through closing.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019
Today's top stories: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker will lead Plaza Suite on Broadway, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with super sponsor, Dr. Thomas Ratliff, is excited to bring the beat of a new musical to the Birthplace of Rock n Roll!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
A Strange Loop in Concert, a performance celebrating the release of the original cast recording of Michael R. Jackson's immensely acclaimed musical, will come to Joe's Pub at the Public on Monday, October 14.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
A slew of Broadway stars will take the stage for the 2019 US Open Tennis Tournament. Set to perform are Tony winner Ben Platt, Tony winner Ali Stroker, and Tony nominee Adrienne Warren, according to Billboard.
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2019
The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Get a first look at the cast in action below!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 8, 2019
Jellicle cats, come one, come all! The long-awaited film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's classic musical Cats is coming to movie theaters this December, and we can barely contain our excitement to see Grizabella, Rum Tug Tugger, Old Deuteronomy, and more come to the big screen. To get you all ready to see the Jellicle Ball on screen and celebrate International Cat Day, we've gathered all the info you need to know about the movie, from the casting to behind-the-scenes info. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Did you know that last year only 17% of creative leadership roles on Broadway were held by women? To help change the stage, The Green Room 42 presents Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts on Thursday, August, 22nd at 7 PM. Join veterans from Broadway, Television, and Film for tales of sisterhood, challenges in the workplace, and overcoming adversity.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Klein and Alvarez Productions, LLC is proud to present an electrifying homage to African-American divas for IndyFringe Festival Aug. 15-25, 2019. This year marks the 15th anniversary of Indianapolis' premier theater event. This production will be equally as special, as three accomplished local artists celebrate The Supremes, Aretha, Whitney, Beyoncé and other icons, alongside some of the city's most talented musicians. 'Les Chanteuses' is a tribute to black divas, who have not only made major contributions to the entertainment world, but have also blazed trails for African-American women.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019
The 2019 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of The Wiz, a multiple Tony Award-winning Best Musical retelling of L. Frank Baum's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, running Tuesday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion in Sacramento. Get a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
The cast of 'ANNE FRANK, a musical', based on Anne Frank's life will feature 12 artists on stage to recreate Anne Frank's life filled with the touching music and lyrics written by Jean Pierre Hadida. This production marks the U.S Off-Broadway Premiere of this successful French musical which will be performed for the first time in English (adapted by Dylan Hadida). Directed and produced by David Serero, this new Off-Broadway production will take place at the Center for Jewish History (15 West 16th Street New York 10016), originally produced by Francine Disegni for Broadway Mad Production, Simon & Michal Kalfon.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
With The 19th Annual Festival of New Musicals taking place this upcoming weekend, Village Theatre is excited to announce the casting for XY, an uplifting musical about identity and coming to terms with your past; Cold Turkey, a wild and funny satire; Modern, an inspiring tale about a group of Amish teenagers; Eastbound, an poignant story about Chinese brothers in search of a home they've never known; and Cowboy Bob, an adventurous rock musical about a bank-robbing woman. The Festival will take place in Issaquah August 9-11, 2019 and provides an essential platform for writers to develop new works. Past Festival shows include Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning shows such as Next to Normal and Million Dollar Quartet, as well as Broadway and Off-Broadway hits: It Shoulda Been You, Desperate Measures, Lizzie, and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2019
Members of the theatre community joined television and film vets to support the ongoing fundraiser for StateraArts on August 22.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 31, 2019
Community theater Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC) will bring Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical comedy COMPANY to Indonesia later this year. The MTI-licensed show will run on November 29th through December 1st at Teater Salihara, Jakarta.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Beautiful's Kara Lindsay, Little Known Fact's Ilana Levine, and more came out to support 'Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts' at The Green Room 42 on August 22. The concert was part of the ongoing fundraiser for StateraArts, a national volunteer organization working to bring women into full and equal participation in the arts.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
Redhouse will launch its its season with Jonathan Larson's Rent, which will run from September 19-29, 2019. The show will be co-directed by Redhouse Artistic Director, Tony Nominated actor and Director Hunter Foster and Broadway Veteran Actress Jennifer Cody who will also choreograph the show.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents a one-night only experience with sensational Broadway host Seth Rudetsky a?" he will be leading a masterclass with 10 local artists with opportunity to view the class as an audience member, followed by 2 performances of his one-man show Deconstructing Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Feinstein's at Vitello's has announced a new monthly series featuring a diverse array of new musicals in concert in the heart of Studio City. Each month will showcase the work of one writer or writing team, or present a new musical in concert!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
Rubicon Theatre Company presents an updated encore run of last year's World Premiere of I DIG ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC with an all new cast September 11 through September 29 at Rubicon Theatre, 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District.   
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019
2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center presents In the Heights, a family-friendly musical from Hamilton's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda. Directed by James Vasquez at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, In the Heights opens on Sept. 21 and runs through Oct. 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
2017 Regional Theatre Tony Award Recipient Dallas Theater Center Presents IN THE HEIGHTS, a family-friendly musical from Hamilton's creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Laura Bell Bundy has joined the cast of NBC's new comedy Perfect Harmony in a recurring role, according to Deadline. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome new stars to both the Broadway and North American tour casts.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
It was announced today that Ilana Levine, host of the popular podcast 'Little Known Facts,' will appear in 'Changemakers: A Celebration of Women and StateraArts.' Levine joins Rachel Spencer Hewitt in a panel talk on motherhood and the Parent Artist Advocacy League.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th anniversary season began with the 14th Annual Chicago Sings concert: Chicago Sings 25 Years of Porchlight, Monday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m., at The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, directed by Christopher Pazdernik and Artistic Director Michael Weber with music direction by David Fiorello and a band featuring Kelsey Boltz, Cara Hartz, John McCreary, Greg Strauss, Celeste Park and Jake Saleh.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, WAITRESS will end its Broadway run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. When the show says goodbye to Broadway, it will have played 33 previews and 1544 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
Johnson Brock and Brock Harris have created an all-American star studded benefit cabaret taking place on Wednesday August 21st at Pianoworks West End.
by Michael Quintos - Aug 16, 2019
As the final show of its 10th Anniversary Season, 3-D Theatricals is revisiting the hilarious SHREK - THE MUSICAL, the stage musical adaptation of the hit 2001 Dreamworks animated film, itself an adaptation of William Steig's 1990 novel. Witty, silly, and, at times, surprisingly full of heart, SHREK is a fun, madcap distraction we all need these days. The impressive, high-quality production continues at the gorgeous, state-of-the-art Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through August 25, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019
On Monday, September 9th, 2019 Feinstein's at Vitello's will kick off a brand new concert series: Feinstein's Presents mostly NEW musicals, with LA's own award-winning Gregory Nabours! Mostly NEW musicals will showcase the most exciting new musical theatre writers and composers from across the country in the heart of Studio City, Feinstein's at Vitello's! Co-produced and curated by amy francis schott, producer of the long-running cabaret series (mostly)musicals, each event will present a new musical in concert, or explore the work of one writer or writing team!
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 16, 2019
Audiences are getting ready to head to Skid Row this fall! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's classic sci-fi musical Little Shop of Horrors is returning to New York at the Westside Theatre, with previews beginning September 17th and opening night set for October 17th. The production is set to run for a limited engagement through November 24th. To prepare you to go somewhere that's green, we're getting to know the show's cast, including Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, and more. Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Deonté L. Warren is known for singing soul, gospel, and contemporary music theatre with his powerful, expansive, fully immersive sound. In a?oeA Simple Song,a?? Deonté brings all the things we love about his sound to the worlds of jazz and legit music theatre, backed by his friend and music director Eric Fotre Leach on piano and featuring double bass, cello and percussion. a?oeA Simple Songa?? will feature songs by Esperanza Spalding, Georgia Stitt, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim as well as songs made famous by Celine Dion, Barbara Streisand and many more. Come celebrate life and love in this intimate musical setting.
by Linnae Medeiros - Aug 15, 2019
Hey there, teenage Baltimore! It's officially been seventeen years since Broadway audiences were first welcomed the the 60s with the opening of Hairspray at the Neil Simon Theatre on August 15, 2002. To celebrate the special occasion, we're looking back what the nicest kids in town have been up to since leaving The Corny Collins Show, including Marissa Jaret Winokur, Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, and more! Check it all out!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
Broadway Records will release two albums tomorrow, August 16, 2019: Kyle Taylor Parker: Broadway Soul, Vol. 1 and the world premiere recording of Anna Christie. Both albums will be available digitally, in stores, and at www.BroadwayRecords.com.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group is thrilled to announce that singer-songwriter and acclaimed musical theater performer Nyoy Volante joins the cast of SWEENEY TODD as Signor Adolfo Pirelli, the rival barber of Mr.Todd. He joins Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga, rock icon Jett Pangan, Ima Castro, Andrew Fernando, and Gerald Santos in the illustrious cast of the highly-anticipated musical thriller.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.