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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 Gigi Gervais - Oct 31, 2021
Winston-Salem Theatre Alliance will present Broadway hit, Dreamgirls, opening November 12th at the new Theatre Alliance stage at 650 W 6th St, Winston-Salem.
by Michael Major - Oct 29, 2021
The View celebrated Halloween today with a special tribute to movie musicals! The episode featured Whoopi Goldberg as Audrey II, Joy Behar as Magenta from Rocky Horror, Sara Haines as Satine from Moulin Rouge!, Sonny Hostin as Deena from Dreamgirls, and Ana Navarro as Evita! Ricki Lake also appeared as Tracy Turnblad. Watch clips from the show now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021
Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021
Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium (Original Studio Cast Recording) has been released in streaming and digital formats today Friday, October 29, just in time for Halloween. The show is based on the book by R.L. Stine published by Scholastic Inc., and features music and lyrics by Danny Abosch and book and lyrics by John Maclay.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2021
The cast recording for Goosebumps The Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium will be released in streaming and digital formats on Friday, October 29, just in time for Halloween.
by Erica Handel - Oct 28, 2021
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center reopens its doors again with live musicals for its 2021-2022 season. Their first show is A Bronx Tale: The Musical, which opens on October 29. This production is directed by Broadway veteran Richard H. Blake.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021
Caroline, or Change officially opens tonight, October 27 on Broadway at the Roundabout's Studio 54. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to Broadway here!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2021
Earlier this month, Broadway Records released the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS - a concept recording written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach (Promises, Promises; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Grammy, two-time Tony, and Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021
The TheaterMakers Studio will present the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit, on November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day on November 8. With Broadway reopening, the theme of this year’s event is “Places Please.” The 2021 TheaterMakers Summit will be held virtually for attendees and speakers.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2021
Bristol Riverside Theatre's 35th Anniversary Season continues with Bucks County premiere of TONY Nominee (Ain't Too Proud) Dominique Morriseau's timely play about four Detroit auto workers, Skeleton Crew.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 23, 2021
Enjoy songs from musicals like: Sister Act, A New Brain, Flora the Red Menace, Violet, Ragtime, The Boy from Oz, Cinderella, Spamalot, The Phantom of the Opera, Songs for a New World, Les Miserables, State Fair, The Little Mermaid, Dreamgirls, and many more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021
The Hawaiian Missile Crisis is now being developed as a stage musical, '38 MINUTES,' by its conceptor and composer Holly Doubet, with playwright Joseph McDonough, and composers Kathy Babylon and John Vester. The musical will enjoy its first professional concert reading at the Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas, Texas on December 9 and 10, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021
Working together with Southmead Hospital’s official charity, Southmead Hospital Charity, National Friendly and The Bristol Hippodrome are embarking on a fundraising appeal which aims to raise £30,000 to support the Long-Covid research now taking place at the hospital.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2021
Virginia Repertory Theatre has named Desirée Roots as Co-Artistic Director Community. Roots is one of Virginia's best known and most accomplished performing artists. She is the first of three Co-Artistic Directors to be announced in a new leadership model that will steer all artistic aspects of Central Virginia's flagship professional theatre according to Phil Whiteway, Managing Director and co-founder of Virginia Rep. 
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Nov 6, 2021
Off The Lane will host their 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala on Monday November 8th at 7:30pm ET. The hour-long event will honor Ann Reinking’s legacy through the launch of the Ann Reinking Scholarship Program, with special performances by Tony Nominee and Grammy Award Winner Brenda Braxton (Chicago, DreamGirls, Smokey Joe’s Cafe), and Helen Hayes Award Winner Bianca Marroquin (Chicago, Fosse/Verdon, The Pajama Game, In the Heights), hosted by Ann Reinking Advisory Board member and Golden Globe Nominee, Marilu Henner (Chicago, Taxi, Grease, Over Here!, Getting the Band Back Together).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021
The first ever Tony Award winner for Best Musical, based on the book by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, is to be directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. In a twist of fate, Miller will make her mainstage directorial debut at the Marriott Theatre roughly 20 years after making her acting debut under the very same spotlight. Musical direction for this production is led by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
TikTok and musical prodigy Emily Bear (The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical) will moderate the discussion with Eight-time Tony Award winner and keynote speaker Andrew Lloyd Webber at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit, this weekend, November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8.
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2021
While the show would not be a direct spinoff of the Ellen Degeneres Show, it would be the new Warner Bros. flagship daytime talk show once Degeneres' program concludes. The test run was recently shot on Ellen's stage and is currently being pitched to different television station groups.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up for the next week. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
For this year's gala the Foundation will be honoring Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award winning actor and singer Billy Porter, who also served as a key founding faculty member for the arts education nonprofit.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021
Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud play The Drifters in a brand new musical also starring Beverley Knight, which tells the remarkable story of one of the world's greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021
Eight-time Tony Award winner Andrew Lloyd Webber will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit. The TheaterMakers Studio presents the 2021 TheaterMakers Summit November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 29, 2021
Let’s stipulate that book writer and lyricist Tom Eyen and composer Henry Krieger were not Sondheim. What they gave us in Dreamgirls was serviceable, not brilliant, the result of a long development process largely aimed at repairing holes in the melodrama. The result: the company that puts on the show has a heavy lift indeed. But I have to say that ArtsCentric proves to have very strong arms.
by Robert Diamond - Nov 28, 2021
Geoffrey Johnson, renowned casting director, passed away Friday, November 26th in his sleep of respiratory failure at Henry J Carter Hospital, NY, NY at the age of 91.
by Michael Major - Nov 26, 2021
As we welcome the most wonderful time of the year, Broadway fans will have much to be joyful about as dozens of Broadway stars appear in holiday films throughout the season. From Annie Live to Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, see where Broadway stars will be appearing this holiday season. Check out our complete guide on where and when to watch your favorite Broadway stars in a hoiday film this season! 
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.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021
Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre announces the cast for the “Best Musical” Tony Award-nominated Blues in the Night, conceived by Sheldon Epps+, with the music of Bessie Smith, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen, Vernon Duke, Gordon Jenkins, Alberta Hunter and others, January 15, 2022 - February 27, 2022 at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts.
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021
Anika Noni Rose appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to discuss her new Netflix series Maid, attending and performing at the 2020 Tony Awards, and voicing Princess Tiana in Disney's Princess and the Frog. Watch the full interview with guest host Sherri Shepherd below!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Tony Award winner Billy Porter has been named to Insider's 100 People Transforming Business, which 'profiles 100 business leaders across 10 distinct sectors who are innovating, sparking trends, and tackling global challenges.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
Broadway’s back and Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series presented by Mark Cortale returns in 2022 as Seth dishes the dirt and raises the roof with Tony Award winners Stephanie J. Block, Santino Fontana and Laura Benanti in Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
Last Monday November 8th, just two days shy of the late Ann Reinking’s birthday, Off The Lane held their 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala, announcing their inaugural year winner of the Ann Reinking Scholarship Program, Vivianna DeSantiago.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Wicked has announced that Lucie Jones (Elphaba), Ryan Reid (Fiyero), Sophie-Louise Dann (Madame Morrible) and Gary Wilmot (The Wizard) will lead the new London cast at the Apollo Victoria Theatre from Tuesday 1 February 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021
Last Monday November 8th, just two days shy of the late Ann Reinking's birthday, Off The Lane held their 2nd Annual Empower Artists Gala, announcing their inaugural year winner of the Ann Reinking Scholarship Program, Vivianna DeSantiago.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021
Company has officially returned to Broadway as of November 15. Meet the cast and learn more about who is bringing this production to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021
Palm Springs Art Museum has announced that the popular performance series Cabaret 88 will be returning to the Annenberg Theater starting in January 2022. Four Broadway headliners-including three Tony Award winners-will perform three nights each between January and April.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 12, 2021
Ragtime opened last night, featuring a cast of Nashville stage veterans and a sizable coterie of performers, heretofore unknown to local audiences, who are certain to become fast favorites. Taking a brief respite from their hectic schedules of rehearsals, fittings, photo calls, more rehearsals and getting to know one another, four of those newcomers – Shelby Denise Smith, Wood Van Meter, Kortney Ballenger and Steven McCoy – took the time to answer our questions to tell you why you need to score those tickets for Ragtime now if you haven’t already.
by Michael Major - Nov 12, 2021
Beyoncé has released 'Be Alive', a new track from the upcoming King Richard soundtrack. Starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, the film follows the story of the start of he careers of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams. Watch the new lyric video now!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud play The Drifters in a brand new musical also starring Beverley Knight, which tells the remarkable story of one of the world’s greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them.
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 11, 2021
From November 18th-21st, Judson Theatre Company will be presenting a new holiday comedy by Stan Zimmerman & Christian McLaughlin titled YES, VIRGINIA at Owens Auditorium inside the Bradshaw Performing Arts Center. Actress Arnetia Walker stars in the production opposite Mindy Sterling. She has appeared on Broadway in THE SIGN IN SIDNEY BRUSTEIN'S WINDOW, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, RAISIN, THE WIZ, and DREAMGIRLS. Her TV credits include: QUANTUM LEAP, NURSES, THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR, MAD ABOUT YOU, NYPD BLUE, MALCOLM & EDDIE, JUST SHOOT ME!, THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW, TOUCHED BY AN ANGLE, CITY OF ANGELS, JUDGING AMY, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, and DYNASTY. Her film credits include: THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS, THE WIZARD OF SPEED AND TIME, SCENES FROM THE CLASS STRUGGLE IN BEVERLY HILLS, LOVE CRIMES, FOR LOVE OF THE GAME, and COLLEGE ROAD TRIP. I had the great pleasure of interviewing her about all of this and more.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2021
Pioneer Theatre Company presents Elf The Musical, December 3 through December 18, 2021. When last produced at PTC, Elf The Musical became the theatre's most popular holiday production of all time.
by Claudio Erlichman - Dec 7, 2021
“7 x Pecado - Broadway in Concert” is the show chosen for the reopening of Teatro Escola Basileu França in Goiânia. Sponsored by the Government of Goiás, is based on the Seven Deadly Sins and how they manifest themselves in contemporary life they punctuate the scene through the great Broadway hits.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Inspired by the life and art of Michael Jackson, MJ will begin performances on Broadway tonight, December 6, 2021, with an opening night set for Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at the newly refurbished Neil Simon Theatre. Learn more about the cast bringing this new musical to the stage!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021
Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens has adapted his autobiographical novel, 'I Just Want to Tell Somebody: The Autobiography of Ronald Smokey Stevens,' into a one-man, two character theater production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021
David Mirvish has announced the cast of the North American premiere of Leopoldstadt, the newest play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber. This Sonia Friedman Production comes to Toronto after a much lauded and sold-out engagement at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre.
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 3, 2021
New York Producer Stephen DeAngelis returns to 2300 Onstage with special Holiday events on Wednesday, December 15th and Thursday, December 16th at 8 PM. The evening will allow the performers to recreate their most memorable musical moments from classic and contemporary Broadway as well as share their favorite Holiday songs. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Brenda Braxton in her new show, After Hours! Broadway veteran and Tony Award®-nominated actress Brenda Braxton brings a funny twist to an evening at Feinstein’s/54 Below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2021
Tyrone Huntley, who caused a sensation in the original 2016 production of Jesus Christ Superstar at London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, will reprise his role as Judas in the North American touring production of the musical, beginning tonight.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
Seattle Rep today announced select cast members in its 2021/22 season of live theater productions, including Academy Award-nominated actor David Strathairn, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, and Thom Sesma in an exciting new translation of Ibsen’s classic play, Ghosts, previously part of Seattle Rep’s Plays in Process series.