Dreamgirls

Broadway
Special
Benefit
Concert
Original
An opportunistic show business promoter sets the career of a female trio of black singers soaring as 1960s Motown music becomes popular with both white and black audiences, necessitating the overweight lead singer's demotion in favor of a more glamorous singer who had previously sung backup.
People (332)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1982 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Winner
1982 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1982 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1982 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1982 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1982 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1982 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1982 Outstanding Lyrics Nominee
1982 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1982 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1982 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1982 Actor in a Musical Winner
1982 Actress in a Musical Winner
1982 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1982 Book of a Musical Winner
1982 Choreography Winner
1982 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1982 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1982 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1982 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1982 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1982 Musical Nominee
1982 Original Score Nominee
1982 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee