West End London Dreamgirls Is Headed for Broadway by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino
The West End London revival of the Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls is headed to Broadway.
John Breglio, who holds the rights to the estate of original Dreamgirls director-choreographer Michael Bennett intends to bring the production to Broadway. The Shubert Organization is listed among the show’s associate producers. The London revival of the Tony Award-winning musical stars Amber Riley of Glee and The Wiz; she portrays Effie White, the role originated on Broadway by Jennifer Holliday and on screen by Jennifer Hudson. London critics praised the revival that opened December 14, 2016 at the Savoy Theatre.
This new production, which incorporates material from the 2006 film version, namely the song “Listen”, is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Something Rotten!). It features the work of Tony Award-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes, as well as set designer Tim Hatley, lighting designer Hugh Vanstone, and sound design by Richard Brooker. Hair design is by Josh Marquette. Dreamgirls features music by Henry Krieger and book and lyrics by Tom Eyen. The late Michael Bennett directed and choreographed the original 1981 Broadway production; Bennett won a Tony Award for the show’s choreography.
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