See How London Critics Reviewed West End Dreamgirls

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Glee star Amber Riley makes her West End stage debut as Effie White.
Amber Riley as Effie White, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones, Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson in Dreamgirls. Credit Greg Williams.jpg.jpg
Ibinabo Jack, Liisi LaFontaine and Amber Riley Greg Williams

A new London production of the Henry Krieger-Tom Eyen Broadway musical Dreamgirls officially opened December 14 at the West End’s Savoy Theatre.

The cast is led by Amber Riley as Effie White, Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson, and Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones, making up the singing trio “The Dreams” in the show.

The 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.

Critics have begun filing their reviews. Playbill.com will post links here as they are published:

BritishTheatre.com (Douglas Mayo)

City A.M (Melissa York)

The Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

The Guardian (Lyndsey Winship)

The Hollywood Reporter (Demetrios Metheou)

The Independent (Paul Taylor)

Newsweek (Tufayel Ahmed)

The New York Times (Matt Wolf)

The Stage (Mark Shenton)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

Variety (Matt Trueman)

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

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