Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls

Broadway
Musical
Original
SYNOPSIS: 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.
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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 Awards
1982 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1982 Best Actor in a Musical Winner
1982 Best Actress in a Musical Winner
1982 Best Actress in a Musical Nominee
1982 Best Book of a Musical Winner
1982 Best Choreography Winner
1982 Best Direction of a Musical Nominee
1982 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1982 Best Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1982 Best Original Score Nominee
1982 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1982 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1982 Musical Nominee
1982 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
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