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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 ›