Opened: 19th November 2016

Booking Period: 12th January 2019

Show Times: Monday-Saturday 19:30 & Wednesday and Saturday 14:30

Running Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

Venue: Savoy Theatre

Website: www.dreamgirlswestend.com

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook & Instagram


The Show

Dreamgirls is a musical by Tom Eyen with music by Henry Krieger telling the story of a young female group from Chicago called The Dreams and their journey to stardom.  The group is lead by Effie White with Deena Jones and Lorrell Robinson.

The show began its life at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre in December 1981 where it received much acclaim, including six Tony Awards.  It was later adapted into a film in 2006 starring Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Beyoncé.


The Cast

Leading and Supporting

Marisha Wallace as Effie White

Moya Angela as Alternate Effie

Karen Mav as Alternate Effie

Kimmy Edwards as Michelle Morris

Brennyn Lark as Deena Jones

Asmeret Ghebremichael as Lorrell Robinson

Joe Aaron Reid as Curtis Taylor Jr

Delroy Brown as Marty

Tosh Wanogho-Maud as Jimmy Early

Durone Stokes as C C White

Ensemble and Swing

Michael Afemare (swing), Callum Aylott, Georgia Bradshaw, Jabari Braham, Ashford Campbell, Sanchia Amber Clarke, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Nicole Deon, Rhiane Drummond, Ashlee Irish (swing), Emma Louise Jones, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Samira Mighty, Jade Nelson, Aston New, Sean Parkins (swing), Kirk Patterson, Rohan Richards and Joshua Robinson


Visiting Information

Our reviewers were not won over by Dreamgirls, giving it a ★★★ review and describing it as having “a lacklustre plot” but still managing to be “a powerhouse of a musical”.  To read the full review, click here.

Dreamgirls is showing at the Savoy Theatre and will close on 12th January 2019 prior to going on UK tour.  The Savoy Theatre opened on 10th October 1881.  It was has been a venue for Gilbert and Sullivan operas, plays, musicals, ballets and musicals.

The Savoy Theatre is owned by ATG.  The best place to buy tickets for Dreamgirls is through the ATG website.  For more information on your visit to the Savoy Theatre, read our guide.