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Theatre Raleigh’s “Dreamgirls” Is a Sheer Delight!

Want an evening of top-notch entertainment? Lauren Kennedy directs the answer to your Dreams! Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights production of Dreamgirls has excellent singing, acting, and dancing (with choreography by Abbey O’Brien), a superb set (designed by Chris Bernier), costumes to-die-for (designed by Denise Schumaker), and first-rate musical accompaniment (directed by Brian Phoebus). Plus,… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh will stage "Dreamgirls" on July 8-12, 15-19, and 22-26 in the Kennedy Theater (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Rustic and Charming, “Dreamgirls” Is a Hit

Made popular again by a 2006 film of the same name, the musical Dreamgirls, which deals with the rise-to-fame of a female African-American musical act in the racially-charged climate of the 1960s, is the kind of large-scale musical that is typically put on in an equally large-scale theatre. Despite that fact, Theatre Raleigh, as part… Read More ›

Theatre Raleigh Is Holding Auditions for “Dreamgirls”

Dreamgirls it is the musical based on the show business aspirations and successes of acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, and James Brown.