Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce that Dreamgirls will visit Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 21 June to Saturday 9 July 2022 as part of its first UK tour and Yorkshire Businesswoman has two tickets to give away to one lucky winner for the performance on Wednesday 22nd June at 7.30pm.
To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is email: firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know why you should be selected to win the tickets before the closing date of 1st June.
Featuring the classic songs And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going, Listen and One Night Only, this sensational, multi-award winning new production had its critically acclaimed West End Premiere in December 2016 at London’s Savoy Theatre, 35 years on from opening on Broadway. It is Directed and Choreographed by Olivier® and Tony® Award winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!).
Meet the Dreams – Effie, Lorrell and Deena – three talented young singers in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music history. Join the three friends as they embark upon a musical rollercoaster ride through a world of fame, fortune and the ruthless realities of show business, testing their friendships to the very limit.
Dreamgirls will star Nicole Raquel Dennis as Effie White with Sharlene Hector performing the iconic role at certain performances. A finalist on ITV’s The Voice in 2019, Nicole Raquel Dennis wowed viewers and judges at her blind audition, performing Dreamgirls mega-hit And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going alongside team mentor Jennifer Hudson. Soul, Gospel and Blues artist Sharlene Hector has been the singer with Grammy® Award-winning electronic music duo Basement Jaxx as well as providing backing vocals for Sam Sparro, Natasha Bedingfield, Boy George and Mary J. Blige.
The cast also stars Natalie Kassanga as Deena Jones, Paige Peddie as Lorrell Robinson, Dom Hartley-Harris as Curtis Taylor Jr., Brandon Lee Sears as Jimmy Early, Shem Omari James as C.C. White, Jo Servi as Marty and Brianna Ogunbawo as Michelle Morris.
This award-winning production of Dreamgirls is Directed and Choreographed by Olivier® and Tony® Award winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!), with Set and Costume Design by Tim Hatley, Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone, Sound Design by Richard Brooker, Hair Design by Josh Marquette, Music Supervision by Nick Finlow and Casting by Natalie Gallacher CDG for Pippa Ailion Casting CDG. The Associate Director is Alison Pollard, the Associate Choreographer is Sean Parkins and the Resident Director is Ricardo Coke-Thomas.
In 2006, Dreamgirls was adapted into an Oscar® winning motion picture starring Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Foxx.
Dreamgirls is at Leeds Grand Theatre from Tuesday 21 June to Saturday 9 July 2022
Book online at leedsgrandtheatre.com or call Box Office on 0844 848 2700
No purchase necessary. The editors decision is final and there is no cash alternative.
Tickets are non-transferable and must be used on the printed date only. The theatre and touring Company reserve the right to cancel this performance, refuse admission or request any ticket holder to leave the venue. For a full list of Leeds Grand Theatre’s T&C’s please visit leedsheritagetheatres.com.