Catch the Dream of a '60s Girl Group with the Broadway National Tour of "Dreamgirls"
Monday, May 13 at 7:30 pm, MainStage
Full of onstage joy and backstage drama, Dreamgirls is the Tony and Academy Award-winning story of an up-and-coming Ã¢â‚¬Ëœ60s girl group, and the triumphs and tribulations of fame and fortune. This sensational new production includes music by Academy Award nominee Henry Krieger and book and lyrics by Tony and Grammy-winner Tom Eyen. Featuring the unforgettable hits And I Am Telling You IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m Not Going, One Night Only, and Listen, Dreamgirls delivers a show-stopping performance that has touched audiences worldwide.
This performance will be audio-described.
Tickets are $70, $60, $50, $25 (students and children save $4 on top three ticket prices; members at the $100+ level save 10%)
Dreamgirls is created by first-class Broadway veterans, including well-known Broadway Director and Choreographer Bobby Longbottom (with additional choreography from Ã¢â‚¬Å“So You Think You Can DanceÃ¢â‚¬â„¢sÃ¢â‚¬ Shane Sparks), and Scenery, Costumes, and Lighting designed by the highly-decorated and multiple Tony Award winning team of Robin Wagner, William Ivey Long, and Ken Billington. Ã‚Â The video design, which figures prominently in the story telling, was created by Howard Werner, who is also the video designer on Spiderman on Broadway. DreamgirlsÃ‚Â is produced by Big League Productions. Led by President and Executive Producer Daniel Sher, Big League is celebrating its 24th season of producing, general managing and booking Broadway musicals and special attractions for touring throughout North America.Ã‚Â
This performance is sponsored by Fairpoint Communications, with media support from WCVT. This season's performances are sponsored by Comcast.
â€œBeautiful both visually and aurally.â€
Chicago Theater Beat