Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. 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. The musical opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre, and 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.
Under the direction of Jimmy Shields and Isiah Anderson, Jr, this production is gaurenteed to have audiences leaving amazed! Dreamgirls features some powerhouses of vocal and dance ability: as The Dreams Candi Hall plays Deena Jones, current Ms Pierce County Alexandria Henderson plays Lorrell Robinson, Carmen Brantley-Payne and laNeil Azue will double as Effie White, and Angelica Barksdale plays Michelle Morris, with Charles Simmons as Curtis Taylor Jr.
Dreamgirls is the perfect production to jumpstart the DASH Center's 2012-2013 production season.
LAPAC Theatre at Charles Wright Academy
7723 Chambers Creek Rd West
Tacoma, WA 98467
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|