This sharp and sassy musical, based on William F Brown’s interpretation of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, is a bold spectacle to watch unfold.
Free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On continues its theatre lockdown weekly schedule with another ‘live’ television broadcast of a Broadway musical, Peter Pan Live!
Dreamgirls, which opened in December 2016 at the Savoy Theatre, will give its final performance on Saturday 12 January 2019, completing a run of more than two years. Details for a forthcoming UK tour will be announced in due course.
Upon reaching 70 this year, Andrew Lloyd Webber is clearly in a reflective mood and hot on the heels of his autobiography Unmasked released last week, comes this new compilation album Unmasked: The Platinum Collection.
The winners of the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards were announced tonight (Sunday 3 December 2017) at a ceremony at London’s Theatre Royal, Drury Lane: three of the nine awards went to the premiere of Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman
Across the 14 tracks of the collection, there’s a variety of approaches as they tackle songs from a wide range of musicals. Each singer gets a couple of solo numbers, and they all chip in with backing vocals on some of those, but the highlights come when the trio sing together.
Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman, James Graham’s Ink and the National’s revival of Sondheim’s Follies dominate the shortlists for the 2017 Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
Emma Rice’s tenure at Shakespeare’s Globe is winding to its close – the outdoor season is done but there’s still a winter’s worth of programming in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse to get through.
Anthony Boyle, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley, John Boyega and The Feeling’s Dan Gillespie Sells are amongst the nominees in The Stage’s inaugural Debut Awards. Public voting continues until 10 September 2017 for the Best West End Debut winner.
Recorded live at London’s Savoy Theatre, backed by a fourteen piece band, this new recording of the well loved musical, Dreamgirls, gives you a wonderful opportunity to hear some of the finest voices on the West End singing one of the most high energy and belt heavy scores.
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child becomes the most nominated new play in Olivier history, with 11 nominations. Full 2017 Olivier Award shortlists announced today
Producers have confirmed that the original London Cast recording of the West End premiere of Broadway classic Dreamgirls will be released mid-April through Sony Classical and is available to pre-order from through Amazon.
Slick, streamlined and spirited, Dreamgirls is a hit all over again in its first ever West End outing. High production values and excellent direction mean the show could open on Broadway tomorrow and blow them all away.
Much has, and will, be written about Riley’s performance, specifically her vocals, and rightly so. But this is no one-woman show. Director Casey Nicholaw has assembled a supremely (geddit) talented cast showcasing some of our best actors of colour.
Thirty-five years after its Broadway premiere, Dreamgirls hits the London stage in a new production directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, and starring Glee’s Amber Riley. But does it sparkle or falter in the eyes of the critics?
In many ways, I don’t deny Dreamgirls the extravagance, it’s good to have a huge rollercoaster blowout of a blockbuster musical every now and then, it helps to balance the slightly more serious-minded ones about suicide and cancer.
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 …
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!
With such songs comes great responsibility and of the many things that makes the West End arrival of Dreamgirls such a dazzling affair we must first applaud the casting. Every soul on the Savoy stage sounds and looks dynamic – and I mean dynamic. There really cannot be a better ensemble in the West End right now.
A musical that sparkles with sharp dialogue and a fantastic cast as well as a brutal insight into the music industry and its pitfalls. If you are looking for a show with big tunes and plenty of attitude then this […]
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