The West End premiere of the sensational and iconic musical Dreamgirls comes to the Savoy Theatre.
Dreamgirls Musical London

Thirty-five years after the groundbreaking original Broadway production, this UK and West End premiere of the sensational Olivier Award and Tony Award®-winning musical Dreamgirls is playing to standing ovations every night at the Savoy Theatre, London.

Dreamgirls transports you to a revolutionary time in American music history and charts the tumultuous journey of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called ‘The Dreams’. They learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous.

Dreamgirls features the classic songs ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’, ‘I Am Changing’, ‘Listen’ and ‘One Night Only’. This much-anticipated new production is directed and choreographed by the hugely successful, Tony® and Olivier award-winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin, Something Rotten!) and Amber Riley (Glee) plays Effie White*.

PLEASE NOTE: The producers cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist(s). Amber Riley is currently scheduled to play the role of Effie White for 7 out of 8 performances per week. One of the alternates will perform on 1 out of 8 performances per week, currently scheduled for Monday evenings. This is subject to change and may be affected by holiday, illness, or events beyond the producers’ control.

*Please note Amber Riley's additional holiday daters for 2017 are: Tuesday 25 April, Wednesday 26 April, Tuesday 30 May, Wednesday 31 May (matinee), Thursday 29 June to Wednesday 5 July inclusive, Tuesday 1 August to Wednesday 9 August inclusive, Tuesday 26 September, Wednesday 27 September, Friday 13 October to Tuesday 17 October inclusive. Amber Riley is scheduled to perform in Dreamgirls until Saturday 18 November 2017. During these performances one of the Alternates will be performing in the role of Effie White.

Dreamgirls News

Sonia Friedman Productions announce today that Ruth Brown and Karen Mav will support Amber Riley in the role of soulful singer ‘Effie White’ in Dreamgirls when the previously confirmed Ms Riley is not scheduled to perform (Wednesday evenings). Amber will star in the role for seven performances per week when the Tony Award-winning musical has its UK premiere at the Savoy Theatre with preview performances from 19 November and Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

Sonia Friedman Productions has announced that tickets for the long awaited UK premiere of Tony Award-winning musical Dreamgirls go on sale Friday, 1 April, 2016. The brand new production begins preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November with Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

Amber Riley will star as ‘Effie White’ in the West End production of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. Dreamgirls will be directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. Dreamgirls at London’s Savoy Theatre with performances from November 2016. Tickets go on sale spring 2016.

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