Full Dreamgirls company celebrates first day of rehearsals

Published: Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:13 PM
Dreamgirls First Day of Rehearsals Credit Ralf Brinkhoff Dreamgirls First Day of Rehearsals Credit Ralf Brinkhoff

On Monday October 3rd, Sonia Friedman Productions were delighted to assemble the full company of Dreamgirls for the first day of rehearsals.


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.


Dreamgirls First Day of Rehearsals Credit Ralf Brinkhoff Dreamgirls First Day of Rehearsals Credit Ralf Brinkhoff

The cast of Dreamgirls will also include Jocasta Almgill, Callum Aylott, Hugo Batista, Samara Casteallo, Chloe Chambers, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Joelle Dyson, Kimmy Edwards, Candace Furbert, Nathan Graham, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Gabriel Mokake, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards, Noel Samuels, Durone Stokes and Tosh Wanogho-Maud. Sian Nathaniel-James and Michael Afemaré will both join the previously announced cast.



Info: The long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls (see announcement) has preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November and Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.




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