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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by TV News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
According to Variety, stage and screen star Anika Noni Rose will guest star in two episodes of Hulu's upcoming adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. She will play Paula Hawthorne, a  'renowned photographer and art professor in New York who becomes a mentor to Mia when she is young.'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 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. Press Night will be Friday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets to In the Heights are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe over the 2019/20 festive season at the Bridge.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Emmy and Tony Award-winner, Billy Porter, is set to make his television directorial debut with an episode of FX's Pose!
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2019
Redhouse launches its season with Jonathan Larson's Rent, which will run now through September 29, 2019. The show is 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 Gil Kaan - Sep 24, 2019
Next up at Pasadena Playhouse, the sci-fi musical comedy LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, already in previews, will open September 25, 2019. Promising new twists and surprises, this cult hit written by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken over thirty-five years ago, will be directed by Mike Donahue. I had a chance to throw out a few questions to Olivier Award-winner Amber Riley who's playing Audrey II.
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2019
On the latest episode of WGBH's Open Studio with Jared Bowen, newly minted Emmy-winner, Billy Porter, sat down for an interview!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The Make A Difference Trust is thrilled to announce that a trio of stars are returning to WEST END BARES to co-host the 10th Anniversary performance, WEST END BARES: STRIPPED. Graham Norton, Tom Allen and Michelle Visage will together host one spectacular celebratory show at Troxy on Sunday 13 October at 8.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
Eleanor's Very Merry Christmas Wish - The Musical, a new family-friendly holiday production, will debut at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, November 19 - December 29, 2019.
by Greer Firestone - Sep 24, 2019
Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, Candlelight's CATCH ME IF YOU CAN is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. If you're gonna fake, fake til you make it!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 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 Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2019
Last night, Billy Porter won the 2019 Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on the hit FX drama series Pose. Porter made history as the first openly gay black man to win the award.
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2019
Billy Porter has won the 2019 Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role on the hit FX drama series Pose. The 71st Emmy Awards are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on FOX. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019
Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Redhouse launches its season with Jonathan Larson's Rent, which will run now through September 29, 2019. The show is 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. Check out the cast in action in new photos!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Broadway Global Announces Nominees for The 8th Annual 2019 Producer of the Year; Corey Brunish, Scott Sanders, Andrew Kato, Marc Levine, Ken Mahoney, Barbara Freitag, Elliott Masie, Wendy Radus Federman, Ron Simons, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, Stephen Byrd, Alia Harvey Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith, Wendy Gillespie, Dennis Grimaldi, Richard Winkler, Jhett Tolentino, Douglas Denoff, Stewart F Lane, Bonnie Comley, Will Prather, Michael Andrew Rubinstein, Bruce Robert Harris, Jack W. Batman, John Legend.
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
After James Corden asked Billy Porter about acting in his first sex scene, Kirsten Dunst recalled her first kiss, which many think was with Brad Pitt in 'Interview with a Vampire.' Turns out, Kirsten's experience was on a school field trip in a dark elevator. Watch the video below!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019
Billy Porter was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Late Show, proving once again that he knows how to make a grand entrance.
by Don Grigware - Sep 18, 2019
Actress/singer Jenelle Lynn Randall got raves for her participation in this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. She premiered her one woman play with music about the life of actress/songstress Eartha Kitt entitled I Wanna Be Evil: The Eartha Kitt Story. For one night only Randall brought her evening to Feinstein's at Vitello's on Monday September 16 and was totally engaging, sparking a great big hit. Kitt was sultry with a purr that would stop a clock. Born into poverty as a plantation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019
Join us at 7:00PM on the evening of September 27th for a feast of gorgeous performances by artists who have worked with JAG in the past and delicious southern home cooking prepared by Piecemeal Pies. Cocktails and dinner begin at 7:00PM at the Newberry Market and performances begin at 8:00PM at Briggs Opera House in White River Junction, VT. 
by Taylor Clemons - Sep 16, 2019
The Cabaret is continuing its 10th year of music and merriment with a diverse selection of highly acclaimed artists.
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 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 - Oct 9, 2019
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will hold its 2019 gala fundraiser, Celebrating A Creative Jamaica, on October 29th, honoring three important and respected leaders in their fields. The Honorees include Obba Babatunde, a celebrated, award-winning entertainer, Broadway, film and television star, whose career spans more than four decades, winner of a daytime Emmy for his role in CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful, nominated for a Tony for his role in the original Broadway cast of Dreamgirls, Critic's Circle Awards-winner for the musical Sammy, NAACP Image Award-winner for A Soldier's Play; and will next be seen on the new season of the CBS series SWAT(starring Shemar Moore), and in the Hulu produced series, Little Fires Everywhere, starring Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon. The other honorees are New York Public Advocate, Jumaane D. Williams, one of New York City's rising political stars, who prior to winning the seat vacated by State Attorney General Leticia James, served on the NYC Council representing the 45th District; and Marilyn F. Booker, a career financial specialist with Morgan Stanley who heads up their Urban Markets Group, an attorney who is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Spelman College and considered one of the most influential women of power.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is thrilled to announce complete casting and creative team details for the upcoming production of, THE BODYGUARD, starring the previously announced Cheaza Figueroa and Judson Mills in the roles made famous by Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner in the smash hit 1992 movie. The Boston area Premiere of THE BODYGUARD plays from Tuesday, October 29 a?" November 10, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Musical Theatre West (MTW) opens its 67th season with the West Coast regional theatre premiere of the 10-time Tony nominated musical Something Rotten! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center October 18 a?" November 3.  From the co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Avenue Q comes a no-holds-a?oeBarda?? deliciously loopy celebration of the greatest English playwright and the greatest American art form.   Music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell.
by Don Grigware - Oct 4, 2019
Actress/Producer Tal Fox is about to open in the rarely produced In Trousers at The Lounge. In our conversation she tells us about this and her other theatrical chestnuts. TAL FOX  - Tal is an LA-based actress, singer and theater educator. Theater credits include: Max & Ruby (National Tour), The Christians (Center Theatre Group), Star Is Born 3, Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz (The Rockwell), Kiss Me, Kate, Urinetown, Sunday in the Park with George, Zorba, Hello Again, The Spitfire Grill, Ragtime... Tal holds a BFA in Musical Theater and BA in Communications from Pace University, and is also a producer, writer, and casting director. Producing credits include: Star is Born 3 (The Rockwell) and Dreamgirls (5-Star Theatricals). Casting work includes: Good Grief (Center Theater Group), Collective Rage (Theatre @ Boston Court), 5-Star Theatrical's productions of Shrek, Matilda, West Side Story, and The Music Man. Follow her on Instagram: @talmorningdew ~Tal  
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Bay Area Cabaret presents Tony, SAG and Emmy award-winning actress LaChanze in her Bay Area concert debut performing Feeling Good, an autobiographical journey of her life with music and words.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will present Keaton and The Whale, a new musical with book and lyrics by Molly Reisman and music & lyrics by Emily Chiu, for three (3) performances only: Monday, November 4 at 3pm & 7pm and Tuesday, November 5 at 7pm at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?' 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its a?oeDare to Be Differenta?? series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited presents the Writer-Producer Speed Date, a unique opportunity to pitch a project to a roomful of New York producers and artistic directors on Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:30pm at the newly opened 797 Studios, 797 Eighth Avenue (betw. 48th and 49th), 3rd floor, NYC.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces final casting for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Tituss Burgess will make his Carnegie Hall debut on February 1, 2020 with a concert titled Take Me to the World, paying homage to the legendary music of Stephen Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
THE GREEN ROOM 42 will welcome back Tony Award winner Lillias White in a special new holiday concert a?oeA Lillias White Christmasa?? for three performances this season. The shows will take place on Friday, December 13 at 7:00 PM; Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 PM; and Sunday, December 15 at 9:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
All shall know the wonder because Wonza Johnson took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this weekend at Theatre Under the Stars' production of Spring Awakening! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019
Last night's Saturday Night Live cold open saw appearances from Broadway favorites Lin-Manuel Miranda and Billy Porter.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019
BroadwayWorld recently reported on a rumor that Billy Porter would be joining the cast of the upcoming Cinderella film from Sony, starring Camila Cabello. According to Deadline, Porter confirmed that he is joining the film in a Q&A Saturday evening at the New Yorker Festival. He will take on the role of the Fairy Godmother.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 11, 2019
All shall know the wonder because Wonza Johnson is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Saturday, October 12th, at Theatre Under the Stars' production of Spring Awakening! Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a behind-the-scenes look at a two-show day with Melchior, Wendla, Moritz, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Knot Free Productions presents In Trousers, a 'prequel' to William Finn's groundbreaking March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, directed by Ryan O'Connor.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
CLUB CUMMING, Alan Cumming's East Village cabaret venue, presents a?oeCertified PUNK Accountanta?? Billy Anderson and a?oeDarling of Downtown Cabareta?? John C. Hume in The Wonder Bar Boys: EXposed! on Monday, November 4th at 7:30pm as part of the Club's new Monday Night Cabaret Series. After years of performing their own solo acts and selling out shows at famed venues Feinstein's/54 Below, Don't Tell Mama, and The Duplex, among others, these two cabaret veterans (and real-life EX-boyfriends) unite for the first time in a one-night-only Kiki for the Gawds to reclaim the grunge and glamour of the East Village, and celebrate the (in)famous location's own journey from the grit of the Wonder Bar and Eastern Bloc to the avant-garde realness of Club Cumming.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre will kick-off this year's Festival of New Musicals at The Green Room 42 (at the Yotel, 570 10th Ave) with The 46th Minute concert on Wednesday, October 23 at 7 PM.  This concert is open to the public and tickets starting at $22, can be purchased by visiting TheGreenRoom42.poptix.com. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony winner Billy Porter will step into the role of fairy godmother in Sony's upcoming 'Cinderella' adaptation.
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Amber Riley has been cast as the emcee for ABC's upcoming live musical, The Little Mermaid Live!, according to Deadline.
by TV News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Billy Porter recently made history as the first openly gay black man to win the Emmy for Leading Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Pray Tell on FX's Pose. Porter opens up to Variety about how he owes his Emmy to Janet Mock, a writer, director, and producer on the show.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Brian Ames in a?oeCarols And Keysa?? on November 30th. Brian Ames, pianist and composer, mixes the traditional piano bar show with a holiday twist. Kick off the Christmas season with this audience participation show of Traditional Carols, Holiday Classics, and Broadway Hits.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Raymond Gubbay Limited is celebrating over 25 years of presenting brilliant season entertainment in 2019, with an incredible line up of Christmas Festivals in London, Manchester, Glasgow, and Birmingham including some iconic favourites a?" which have become UK festive institutions a?" and some exciting new concerts for 2019.