Opened: October 25, 1995
Closing: December 10, 1995

Dreamgirls - 1995 - Milburn, NJ (Regional) History , Info & More

Paper Mill Playhouse
22 Brookside Drive Milburn, NJ 07041

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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Cody Saintgnue & Sharon Catherine Brown Join You Gotta Believe's Board Of Believers
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2023

You Gotta Believe (YGB) announced today that actor Cody Saintgnue and actress Sharon Catherine Brown will join its Board of Believers, a group of passionate volunteer advocates who dedicate themselves to helping the organization find loving, permanent parents for older children in foster care.

Norm Lewis, Krysta Rodriguez, Patina Miller & More to Join 9th Annual VOICES: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 15, 2023

Get all the details about the star-studded 9th Annual VOICES: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS event, including the latest lineup additions and information on the date and location. Don't miss out on this amazing event in support of foster kids.

Lillias White & Hugh Panaro Join MR. FINN'S CABARET August Lineup at Barrington Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2023

Barrington Stage Company has revealed additions to the Summer Series of Mr. Finn’s Cabaret on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center for August. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

by Franco Milazzo - Jun 28, 2023

Before DC, Marvel and Spider-Man cottoned onto the potential of cinematic crossovers, Off The Record created arguably the most intriguing of them of all: a staged multiverse drawn from Quentin Tarantino films which is as sweary, gory and fun as one would expect.

Video: Watch Lillias White Talk HADESTOWN and Four-Decade Career on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Blair Ingenthron - May 28, 2023

Watch Lillias White talk to Mo Rocca of CBS Sunday Morning about performing in Hadestown, her role models while growing up in Brooklyn, and more!

New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!

Saint Aubyn, Stanley Wayne Mathis & More to Lead PERSONALITY: THE LLOYD PRICE MUSICAL Chicago Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2023

Personality: The Lloyd Price Musical has announced the cast for the show’s Chicago premiere. See who is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

After 35 Seasons, Paul Pierce Passes The Torch At The Springer Opera House
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 

Atlantic Theater Extends CORNELIA STREET Starring George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 18, 2023

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) has announced an extension for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street. The production, which will begin performances this Friday, January 20th and open on Tuesday, February 14th, will now play through Sunday, March 5th, Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2.

George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Mary Beth Peil & More to Star in CORNELIA STREET World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere musical Cornelia Street, with a book by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens. Find out who is joining the cast, the performance schedule and how to get tickets.

The Cell Theatre Announces 2023 Programming Featuring Over 30 Resident Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) has announced their 2023 season, featuring a year of full productions, art exhibitions, developmental workshops, and over 30 resident artists.

Photos: See Lillias White as Missus Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Show Highlights - 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!

Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missus Hermes!
by Show Highlights - 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!

VIDEO: Lillias White Hits The Stage For Her HADESTOWN Debut
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!

VIDEO: Watch Lillias White Rehearse for Her HADESTOWN Debut
by Nicole Rosky - 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!

Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13
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.

Special Offer: Brévo for Broadway
by BWW Special Offer - Jul 18, 2022

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New York City Opera to Present Weill & Brecht's THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS & MAHOGONNY SONGSPIEL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

New York City Opera will present Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's thrilling double bill, The Seven Deadly Sins & Mahagonny Songspiel, for the first time ever told as one story, a tragic fable for today.

Segerstrom Center For The Arts to Present JOHN LLOYD YOUNG'S BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will present John Lloyd Young's Broadway on December 15-16-17 at the Samueli Theatre. In his signature passionate and thrilling style, the Tony and Grammy Award winner interprets the spine-tingling, soul-bearing showstoppers that shaped his earliest Broadway aspirations.

VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton and friends!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021

The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL will present MY MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO by Kenthedo Robinson and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8PM ET and 5PM PT on Zoom. A mother goes as far as putting her son's life in danger to inspire him. Can she save him? Can she be his Super Action Hero?

VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Friends on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton with Dustin Cross, Donna Moore, Mary Mossberg and Babs Winn!

Student Blog: Zodiac Signs of Tony-Nominated Musicals
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021

The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1980s-1990s
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1980s and the 1990s!

VIDEO: Watch Brenda Braxton & Robyn Hurder on Stars in the House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Act 2... Now what?  Guest Host Brenda Braxton invites you to Cocktails, Cookin' and Chit Chat with Moulin Rouge Tony Award Nominee Robyn Hurder!



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