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‘Dreamgirls’ arrives in the West End as rehearsals commence

Coming to the London stage this weekend is the stage adaptation of the award-winning Hollywood musical-movie Dreamgirls. The show arrives for previews at the Savoy Theatre on the Strand from 19th November with opening night set for Wednesday 14 December 2016. This week, rehearsals kicked off for the London production, images of which have just landed on our desk.

American actress and singer Amber Riley stars as ‘Effie White’ and is joined in Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre by Liisi Lafontaine as Deena Jones and Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson making up the soulful singing trio ‘The Dreams’. Joe Aaron Reid will play Curtis Taylor Jr, Adam J. Bernard will play Jimmy Early, Tyrone Huntley will play C.C. White, Nicholas Bailey will play Marty and Lily Frazer will play Michelle Morris with Ruth Brown and Karen Mav alternating the role of Effie White at performances when Amber Riley is not scheduled to perform.

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