HEY THERE BROADWAY FANS. Who is ready to wake up to more music from the best of Broadway as New York Broadway Tours continues our Top 30 Tony Awards countdown. Broadway’s biggest night is only 22 days away.
Continuing at #22, follows 3 women are on the verge of becoming superstars. However, the price of fame can cause a whole lot of drama. This is all shown as an example in DREAMGIRLS. The musical was written?Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen inspired by the story of Diana Ross and the?Supremes.
From the 1982 telecast, the legendary Jennifer Holiday leads the cast performing the show’s confrontation scene featuring IT’S ALL OVER and the show’s signature song AND I AM TELLING YOU I AM NOT GOING.
DREAMGIRLS first premiered at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre in 1981 running for 1,521 performances. It was nominated for 13 Tony Awards in 1982 winning 6 including Best Performance By A Leading Actress in a Musical (for Jennifer Holiday). The musical has productions all over the world. It was last seen in NYC back in 2009 at the Apollo Theatre, Harlem. Of course, DREAMGIRLS is known also known for being a triumph on screen back in 2006 featuring an incredible all star cast nominated for 6 Oscars in 2007 winning 2 including Best Supporting Actress (for Jennifer Hudson).
How about that powerful performance?!!