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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.

by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022
Dreamgirls is headed to the Red Mountain Theatre next year!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022
Dom Hartley-Harris, star of West End musicals Hamilton, Bat out of Hell and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, brings his debut solo show Dom Hartley-Harris: Live in London to Crazy Coqs on Wednesday 5 October 2022.
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022
Emmy Award-winning star of “Ted Lasso” Hannah Waddingham will chat about her hit show and her new movie, “Hocus Pocus 2.” Premiere week will wrap with Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Viola Davis who will discuss her new film, “The Woman King.” Check out more guests who will be appearing now!
by Jason Davis - Sep 7, 2022
After much recognition, including a festival finalist and selection for a prestigious showcase, For Colored Boyz on the verge of a nervous breakdown when freedom ain't enuff is making its World/ Regional Premiere. Written, directed, and choreographed by Bryan-Keyth Wilson, this choreopoem dives deep into the lived experience of five men of color and the challenges of a racist and oppressive society.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022
From stage to screen and screen to stage, Michael Anthony Theatrical debuted its latest production, Lights... Camera... BROADWAY at Chelsea Table and Stage. Check out photos here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022
Rubicon Theatre Company will begin its 25th year with a “Starry Soiree” celebration headlined by Emmy, Tony, Grammy and SAG Award Nominee NORM LEWIS. At the October 8th event, attendees will be treated to a concert of musical theatre hits sung by Lewis, Broadway’s first African-American “Phantom” and celebrated artists of stage and screen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022
It was reported earlier this month that the iconic Broadway gift shop, One Shubert Alley, would close on October 2nd. It has now been announced that the Araca Group’s merchandise division, Araca Merchandise, will assume management of One Shubert Alley, Broadway’s Theatre Shop, after a brief store renovation.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Show Me Eternity on November 9, 9:30 pm. Which love stories are allowed to be told? Show Me Eternity, a new musical about everlasting love and the erasure of queer identity, tells a story hidden for over a century: the romance between Emily Dickinson and Sue Gilbert.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022
Candi Milo’s dark comedy memoir about her childhood, Surviving the Odd, will be released on October 4th by New Haven Publishing.
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022
Vulture announced the initial lineup for its annual pop-culture extravaganza, Vulture Festival, which is returning for the ninth year in a row with a weekend of high-profile events in which everything you love about Vulture comes to life right before your very eyes. The lineup includes Sheryl Lee Ralph, Shangela, Bob the Drag Queen, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022
We're chatting with Jewelle Blackman of Hadestown, who told us all about her favorite backstage moments, pre-show rituals, and more! Check out her answers here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
Page 73, along with Working Theater, will presents Bleu Beckford-Burrell’s La Race, directed by Taylor Reynolds (Man Cave, Tambo & Bones), November 21–December 23 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater at WP Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
Lillias White is now starring as Missus Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical. See photos of Lillias White as Missus Hermes here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the second show of their 2022-2023 season, the rarely produced and widely acclaimed military masterpiece A FEW GOOD MEN, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Casey Stangl.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022
The Flea Theater will present its 2nd Annual House Party entitled Blooming: A Flea Shindiggity, a coming out celebration, presenting to the world a new found vision for the future of experimental art created by Black, Brown and queer artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Porchlight Music Theatre will present the Tony Award-winning landmark musical Cabaret, at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts January 14 - February 12, 2023. Porchlight’s production is directed by Artistic Director Michael Weber, associate directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier and music directed by Linda Madonia.
by Candace Cordelia - Sep 22, 2022
Jennie Harney-Fleming recently assumed the role of Angelica Schuyler on Broadway and she is telling us all about the new gig, how she juggles being a mom with being onstage and so much more! Watch the full video interview.
by - Sep 21, 2022
Top stories include Beetlejuice setting its closing date for January 2023. Plus, additional casting has been announced for Guys and Dolls at the Kennedy Center, and more.
by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022
On a new episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show, Sheryl Lee Ralph reminisces about landing her Tony Award-nominated role in original “Dreamgirls” production. The “original Dreamgirl” gives Jennifer a mini masterclass on the musical’s choreography while donning boas,. Watch a video clip of the impromptu 'Dreamgirls' performance!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Broadway SIGNs! Halloween Spooktacular on October 31st, 2022 with headliners from Spring Awakening Deaf West Revival alums Russell Harvard and more.
by Michael Major - Sep 20, 2022
David Alan Grier has been cast as Cogsworth in ABC's upcoming animated and live-action blended special, “Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration.” Grier will join the previously announced H.E.R. in the role of Belle, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Josh Groban as the Beast, and Rita Moreno as the Narrator.
by Michael Major - Sep 2, 2022
Jennifer Hudson kicks off the premiere episode of “The Jennifer Hudson Show' by going back to where it all began. The EGOT winner will reunite with former “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell for their first sit-down conversation since she placed seventh on Season 3 of the singing competition series in 2004. The premiere will mark Hudson’s birthday.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022
Virginia Stage Company welcomes theatre lovers of Hampton Roads and all around as it opens the curtain on it's Forty-Fourth Season with Cat on a Hot Tin Roof written by Tennessee Williams at The Historic Wells Theater (108 East Tazewell Street, Norfolk VA) to be performed September 14th - October 2nd, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022
BlackRock Center for the Arts, providing opportunities to explore, celebrate and engage in the arts, invites you to join us for an anniversary season to ignite your inner joy and love of the arts. To kick off this special 20th year, BlackRock will be celebrating an entire week with an artist reception and gallery opening on September 17, social media previews of the season during the week, and a culminating opening party on September 24, 2022 at 6:00 PM. 
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 2, 2022
Deborah Grace Winer has curated another great night of standards and talent.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2022
The Hylton Performing Arts Center welcomes trailblazing Broadway legend and Emmy, Tony, GRAMMY, and SAG Award nominee Norm Lewis for An Evening with Norm Lewis on September 18.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022
The North American tour of Disney’s The Lion King will welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively. The new cast members will begin performances in Salt Lake City at The Eccles Theater, where the award-winning musical will play a four-week return engagement from Thursday, September 29 through Sunday, October 23, 2022.  LaMedica and White begin performances on Thursday, September 29, while Hargrave debuts on Thursday, October 13.
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Broadway SIGNs! Halloween Spooktacular with headliner Russell Harvard (To Kill A Mockingbird, Spring Awakening Deaf West revival) and an ensemble cast of rockers, actors and pop artists. Expect a Twilight Zone-inspired night of musical storytelling and Halloween classics in American Sign Language (ASL).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022
Pioneer Theatre Company, Utah’s premiere professional theatre, has appointed Eric Jackson as the company’s Associate Artistic and Outreach Director. Jackson will create a new role focused on fostering artistic connections at PTC and with the community-at-large.  
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2022
City Springs Theatre Company kicks off the 2022-23 PNC Bank season with Anything Goes. Check out a first look in the video here!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
City Springs Theatre Company kicks off the 2022-23 PNC Bank season with Anything Goes. Directed and choregraphed by Sara Edwards, toe-tapping production of Cole Porter’s classic 1930s musical will be presented September 9-25, 2022 in the Byers Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center (1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs). 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
The North American tour of Disney's The Lion King is pleased to welcome Peter Hargrave, Nick LaMedica and Khalifa White as Scar, Zazu and Nala, respectively.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022
Acclaimed stage and screen actor Norm Lewis will headline Skylight Night 2022, an annual fundraiser supporting Skylight Music Theatre. It will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in the main ballroom of the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin.
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2022
The Paramount Theatre launches its 11th Broadway Series with Dreamgirls, August 31-October 16, 2022. Get a first look at the cast in action!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022
Go inside Lillias' first performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre and hear her earth-shaking take on the show's opening number and more in the newly released video!
by Team BWW - Sep 13, 2022
All aboard for Lillias White's next Broadway gig! Tonight, Tony Award and Daytime Emmy Award winner assumed the role of Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre! See video from inside her first performance!
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022
Sheryl Lee Ralph was nominated for a Tony Award for originating the role of Deena Jones in Dreamgirls. She has also been seen on Broadway in Wicked, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more. Watch a video of her acceptance speech the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Barbara Howard in Abbott Elementary.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022
Brooklyn Tavern Theater will revive Dan Furman's immersive musical event, IMPOSSIBLE BUT TRUE. This original 'tavern musical' will tour the Brooklyn and New York areas with an opening run at the historic The Old Stone House, 336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY @ 7:30 pm on October 14 & 15; 28 & 29.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2022
The Paramount Theatre launches its 11th Broadway Series with Dreamgirls, August 31-October 16, 2022. Go inside the opening night curtain call and meet the cast!
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022
Kenan Thompson hosted the 2022 Primetime Emmy Awards on September 12 on NBC. Notable winners included Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jean Smart, Zendaya, Amanda Seyfried, Murray Bartlett, The White Lotus, Succession, and more. Check out the complete list of winners below!
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Sep 11, 2022
What did our critic think of DREAMGIRLS at Paramount Theatre Aurora IL?
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022
The Paramount Theatre launches its 11th Broadway Series with Dreamgirls, August 31-October 16, 2022. Get a first look at the new production photos here!
by Team BWW - Sep 10, 2022
Enjoy songs from musicals like Dreamgirls, Sweeney Todd, Ragtime, Beetlejuice, Next to Normal, Gypsy, The Music Man, Side Show, Beauty and the Beast, Rent, Blood Brothers, The Phantom of the Opera, Dear Evan Hansen, Songs for a New World, Les Miserables, Merrily We Roll Along, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Pippin, Sunday in the Park with George, and many more!
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022
Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in September are The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington, Dreamgirls, Clyde's and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022
Anika Noni Rose, a Tony Award winner, nine-time NAACP Image Award nominee, and a Disney Legend will be teaching a free virtual class for kids at Guthrie Theater on August 31.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 28, 2022
Jennifer Hudson sings a medley of songs she's performed throughout her career, with selections from Annie, Cats, Big River, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022
Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium (Original Studio Cast Recording) – Deluxe Edition has been released by Ghostlight Records in streaming and digital formats. In addition to the all-star cast album, this new edition features karaoke tracks for highlights from the recording. Listen here!
by Team BWW - Aug 25, 2022
All aboard for Lillias White's next Broadway gig! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the Tony Award and Daytime Emmy Award winner is getting ready 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. Check out an exclusive video of White in the rehearsal room!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022
ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2022
The Encore's first offering of Season 14 bursts onto The Maas stage September 15 – October 2. AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' will feature direction and choreography by “The Mayor of Broadway” GERRY MCINTYRE, whose energetic choreography was last seen at The Encore in the Season 13 opener, Smokey Joe's Café.