London Dreamgirls Extends Booking

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A new London production of the Henry Krieger-Tom Eyen Broadway musical Dreamgirls officially opened December 14 at the West End’s Savoy Theatre.
(l-r) Lily Frazer, Liisi LaFontaine and Ibinabo Jack in Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre. Credit Brinkhoff & Mögenburg.jpg
Lily Frazer, Liisi LaFontaine, and Ibinabo Jack Brinkhoff & Mögenburg

The new London production of Dreamgirls, which stars Amber Riley (Glee) as Effie White, has extended its West End booking through October 21, 2017.

Broadway director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw, currently represented in the West End by the transfers of The Book of Mormon and Aladdin, makes his London debut originating a new production.

The musical has a score by Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen.

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The cast also features Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones, Joe Aaron Reid as Curtis Taylor Jr, Adam J. Bernard as Jimmy Early, Tyrone Huntley as C.C. White, Nicholas Bailey as Marty, and Lily Frazer as Michelle Morris, with Ruth Brown and Karen Mav alternating the role of Effie White at performances when Riley is not scheduled to perform.

The cast of Dreamgirls also includes Michael Afemaré, Jocasta Almgill, Callum Aylott, Hugo Batista, Samara Casteallo, Chloe Chambers, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Joelle Dyson, Kimmy Edwards, Candace Furbert, Nathan Graham, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Gabriel Mokake, Siân Nathaniel-James, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards, Noel Samuels, Durone Stokes, and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.

Dreamgirls has set design by Tim Hatley, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Richard Brooker, and hair design by Josh Marquette. The musical supervisor is Nick Finlow, and the orchestrator is Harold Wheeler, with additional material by Willie Reale.

To book tickets contact the box office at 0844 871 7687 or visit Dreamgirlswestend.com.

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