Dream Girls SA
Dreamgirls is a Broadwaymusical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom
Eyen. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The
Supremes,The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the
story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called “The Dreams”, who become
music superstars. The musical opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre, and
was nominated for 13 Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six.
It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006.
South African Tour
Dreamgirls premiered in South Africa at The
Utilising the 2009 US National Tour creative team
The South African creative team was headed
Dreamgirls became the greatest platform for
There have not been many Black Musicals in
Dreamgirls South Africa was proudly Produced
The Mbokodo Awards are truly Honoured to
"There have not been many Black Musicals in South Africa and when Dreamgirls was brought out, it meant the world to many Black Female Performers, as it created opportunity and a platform to show What Talent South Africa has…"