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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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by Michael Major - Jun 30, 2022
Beyoncé has unveiled the cover art for her upcoming album, 'Act One: Renaissance.' The Grammy-winner released the album's lead single, 'Break My Soul,' last week to universal acclaim. The new project, which can be pre-saved now, will include 16 tracks. Currently unknown shirts, CD box sets, and vinyl can be pre-ordered on her website.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the musical event of the summer: Ragtime The Musical.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
Westport Country Playhouse will stage “Kim’s Convenience,” a funny and touching comedy about a Korean family who owns a Toronto convenience store, written by Ins Choi and directed by Nelson T. Eusebio III, from July 5 through July 17. Check out photos!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2022
Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe recently received an Arts Appreciation Grant of $40,000 from Gulf Coast Community Foundation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The national tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical “The Prom” will play at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre from August 9 through September 11, 2022 and will open August 10, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022
Theatre and live performance lovers across the Valley will be thrilled by The Phoenix Theatre Company's 103rd season that kicks off Aug. 31. Tickets are on sale now for a line-up that includes nine shows ranging from classic musicals like A Chorus Line, family favorites like Cinderella and exciting new productions like The Prom.
by Michael Major - Jul 26, 2022
Watch the trailer for the new the 10-episode series, led by Oscar nominee Demián Bichir (A Better Life), Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (Dreamgirls, Power), Grace Gummer (Mr. Robot), Madison Taylor Baez (Selena: The Series), Kevin Carroll (Snowfall), Ian Foreman (Merry Wish-Mas), Jacob Buster (Colony) and Nick Stahl (Fear the Walking Dead).
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2022
On the Verge Theatre has announced the cast for Runaways, playing August 5 – August 21, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in the Southern California premiere of Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm.
by Jared Fessler - Jul 24, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 – 9, 2022.   Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
Charity Angel Dawson will be joining the cast of Chicago on Broadway as Matron Mama Morton! With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Chicago is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
Berkeley Repertory Theatre announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere musical, Goddess. The musical stage production is conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, music and lyrics by Michael Thurber, and written by Jocelyn Bioh. Previews begin Saturday, August 13, and the show runs through Sunday, September 25.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022
The cast will now star Bre Jackson as Catherine of Aragon, Brennyn Lark as Catherine Parr, and two new Alternates, Ayla Ciccone-Burton and Holli' Conway. The producers will also welcome back Keri René Fuller as Jane Seymour. The new Queens will begin performances on Tuesday, August 9 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St, NYC).
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022
In a new Instagram story, Beyoncé has unveiled the track list for her new album, 'Renaissance,' which is set to be released next Friday, July 29.The Grammy-winner released the album's lead single, 'Break My Soul,' in June to universal acclaim. The new project, which can be pre-saved here, will include 16 tracks.
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022
“The Jennifer Hudson Show,” the new one-hour nationally syndicated daytime talk show, aspires to bring people together and shine a light on everyday stories in the series’ latest promo, featuring host Jennifer Hudson. The series will feature celebrity interviews, musical performances, topical stories, community heroes, and viral sensations.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome Chicago actor Jos N. Banks (He/They) to the cast of its hit play CHOIR BOY, written by Oscar-winning ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
Classic Stage Company announced additional casting for A Man of No Importance. Joining the previously announced Jim Parsons in the production will be Alma Cuervo, Kara Mikula, Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil, Thom Sesma, Tony nominee A.J. Shively and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the musical The Color Purple. The cast features Nova Y. Payton (Signature’s After Midnight, Dreamgirls) starring as Celie. Performances run August 16 – October 9, 2022.
by Jared Fessler - Jul 19, 2022
Watch out for any nearby chandeliers! Pelotons new Andrew Lloyd Webber Broadway Series is guaranteed to bring the house down. Get ready to ride, run, and flow along to showstoppers from Cats, Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022
Dreamgirls is now playing at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre through July 24. The musical follows the tumultuous story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called “The Dreams” who become music superstars. Get a first look at photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2022
Paramount Theatre wants all of Chicago to meet Effie, Lorrell and Deena, three talented young Black singers in the turbulent 1960s whose rise to the top will test their friendships to the very limit. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2022
The inspiring musical adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE COLOR PURPLE will make a joyful noise at the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning Friday, August 5, at 8:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022
This July, Berkshire Theatre Group will present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA, and also the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries Chita Rivera and Charl Brown at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 18, 2022
Special Offer: Brévo for Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022
Dreamgirls, the smash-hit musical that collected six Tony Awards and two Oscars takes the stage at the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre, July 14-24.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 16, 2022
“Seize the Day” beginning Friday, July 15, 2022 at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center!
by Gil Kaan - Jul 15, 2022
Playwright Peter Lefcourt’s Remembering the Future world premieres at the Odyssey Theatre July 16, 2022. Terri Hanauer directs the cast of Michael Corbett, Fatima El-Bashir, David Jahn, Andrew Neaves and Tarina Pouncy. I had a very enjoyable phoner with the multi-tasking, ever busy Michael.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
“The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall comes to Carnegie Hall this month. Meet the company in the photos here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series has announced that Rachel Bay Jones - Tony Award Winner for Broadway's smash hit Dear Evan Hansen and star of Pippin – will rejoin the summer 2022 series for one night only this August 9, with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
On Tuesday 12 July, the Royal Academy of Music honored some of the biggest names of stage and screen, celebrating the institution’s 200th anniversary. Recipients included songwriter, actor, producer and director Lin-Manuel Miranda who became an Honorary Doctor of the University of London.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022
Full casting is announced for the 70th Anniversary tour of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the world, which will visit over 70 venues throughout the UK and Ireland from this September.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022
Producers Academy Award® nominee Lee Daniels and Brian Anthony Moreland will present the comedy, Ain’t No Mo’ written by and starring Jordan E. Cooper,  on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre (111 W. 44th St.).
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
The Gateway starts rehearsals this week for DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID and is set to open July 15 and runs through August 7 in Bellport.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2022
Producers Richard Bell, N'Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
We're chatting with Khalifa White of Little Shop of Horrors, who told us about how she bonds with the others in the girls' dressing room, and more! Check out her answers here!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
The Fabulous Fox Theatre and the producers of the Broadway smash hit musical AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS have announced  full casting for the First National Tour coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre September 20 – October 2.
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022
Pat Petrillo has long been recognized as one of the most versatile and prolific drummers on the scene. He has worked with a wide array of artists from diverse genres, including Patti LaBelle, Gloria Gaynor, Chieli Minucci, and Ed Hamilton as well as numerous Broadway shows, from A Chorus Line, to Newsies, to the national tour of Dreamgirls.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
Tony Award® and Daytime Emmy Award® winner Lillias White is set to take over the role of Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning on Tuesday, September 13.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents LaVon-Fisher Wilson & The Vonettes in Broadway BBWs Belt! on Wednesday, August 24 at 9:30pm. Get ready to fall in love with these three Dynamic Divas and their soulful, sexy sound!
by Michael Major - Aug 4, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on Late Night to discuss making his directorial debut with the new Prime Video film, Anything's Possible. During the interview Porter discussed his early love of musical theatre while growing up in Pittsburgh, telling the story of sneaking off to Chicago to secretly audition for Dreamgirls. Watch the new video now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022
Weightless will play a limited engagement from September 17–October 16, 2022 at WP Theater, with support from piece by piece productions. The off-Broadway stage premiere of this soaring and dynamic indie rock musical follows the smash success of Weightless on screen, which was reconceived for film and live-streamed by WP in a limited run in 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022
The Muny has announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny's grand finale of the 2022 season, the mega-fun hit Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, August 12 – 18, 2022. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is proudly sponsored by US Bank.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
November 2022 offerings at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will include the return of  the Broadway @ The Wallis concert series, hosted and music-directed by SiriusXM Radio star Seth Rudetsky, featuring internationally acclaimed Tony, Obie, and Emmy Award-winner Lillias White, and much more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announced the cast for Pippin, the 2nd and final production in the company’s Summer 2022 season. Running from August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theatre.