Holliday won a Best Actress Tony Award playing Effie, the troubled star of a legendary female singing group in Michael Bennett's dazzling, legendary 1981 production about fame in the Motown era.
The revival of the Henry Krieger-Tom Eyen musical (now a popular Golden Globe-winning film) will be produced in association with this year's National Black Arts Festival this summer. All TOTS shows play the grand Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Dreamgirls will run July 19-29.
Holliday previously appeared in Dreamgirls for TOTS in 1994 and 2002.
Also on the TOTS 2007 schedule:
White Christmas, a TOTS-produced production of the recently released stage version of the 1954 musical film, with songs by Irving Berlin. Nov. 6-11. For season information, call (404) 252-8960 or visit www.theaterofthestars.com.
Theater of the Stars is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year as one of the nation's major regional theatre companies. A civic non-profit cultural organization, Theater of the Stars is dedicated to presenting and producing "the best in musical theatre."