Dreamgirls is set to open at the Savoy Theatre in November 2016, starring Amber Riley as Effie White. Amber Riley is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Mercedes Jones in Glee. Amber Riley said: “I am so honoured and excited to not only be playing such an iconic role, but also to be working with Sonia Friedman and Casey Nicholaw. Working in the West End is now a dream realised, I just feel like this is going to be something special.” Inspired by R&B music acts in 1960s America, Dreamgirls transports visitors to a revolutionary time in American music history. Dreamgirls charts the tumultuous journey of a young female singing trio, from Chicago, Illinois, called The Dreams, as they learn the hard lesson that show business is as tough as it is fabulous, featuring the classic songs And I Am
Telling You I’m Not Going, I Am Changing and One Night Only.
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