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DREAMGIRLS – West End

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Dreamgirls is now well settled into the Savoy Theatre and comfortably booking up until the autumn. So for a reviewer with no real interest whatsoever in the TV series Glee or its much lauded star Amber Riley, what better way to assess the show than on the one night in the week when Ms Riley rests her remarkable larynx, with her Effie White played (as advertised) by Broadway diva Marisha Wallace.






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NEWS: Dreamgirls extends booking to October, TICKETS ON SALE

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With best availability from March 2017, and all shows so far sold out, booking for this critically acclaimed new production extends through to October. Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce that at midday on Friday 16 December Dreamgirls, which opened this week at the Savoy Theatre to widespread critical acclaim 35 years after originally opening on Broadway, will extend …

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Press pass: Everything you need to know about Amber Riley in Dreamgirls

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It’s taken 35 years, but Broadway hit Dreamgirls, inspired by the story of The Supremes, finally received its West End premiere last night (14 December) at the Savoy Theatre. Was it worth the wait? Based on most overnight reviews, the answer is a – very very loud (possibly over-amplified) – YES!