THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite Jennifer Holliday Moments

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Original Dreamgirls star Jennifer Holliday picked up a Tony Award for creating the role of Effie White on Broadway in 1981. It was just announced that she will return to the role for the Muny's staging of the hit Motown musical this summer.

To celebrate Holliday's return to the Henry Krieger-Tom Eyen musical, Playbill.com put together a handful of Holliday's knock-out performances.

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The original cast of Dreamgirls performing "It's All Over/And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going" at the 1982 Tony Awards.

Singing R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."

The gospel classic "His Eye Is On the Sparrow."

Performing "The Way He Makes Me Feel" from "Yentl" honoring Barbra Streisand at the Academy Awards.

Nailing Dreamgirls' second act ballad "I Am Changing" on the "Rosie O'Donnell Show."


Holliday's recent appearance, opening the legendary Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem on Feb. 1, singing "I Am Love."

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