Don't miss out on seeing the Dreamgirls musical on its first UK tour

Tickets are now on sale for the hit musical Dreamgirls which is coming to Blackpool on its first ever UK tour.

Promoted by Winter Gardens Blackpool
Friday, 6th December 2019, 3:42 pm
Dreamgirls is to embark on its first ever UK tour, including dates at Blackpool Opera House Picture:MATT CROCKETT

Sonia Friedman Productions has announced the critically acclaimed production, which premiered in the West End in 2016, will come to the Opera House stage from October 27 2020.

The new production, which follows the hopes and dreams of three friends as they take on the world of musical, fame and the ruthless world of showbusiness was adapted into an Oscar winning film starring Beyoncé Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Foxx in 2006.

Audiences are guaranteed to be blown away by the story and music, featuring the classic songs And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going, Listen and One Night Only.

Casting for the tour will be announced soon.

This award-winning production is directed and choreographed by Olivier and Tony Award winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!), with set and costume design by Tim Hatley.

With book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and Music by Henry Krieger, and additional material by Willie Reale, the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett, opened in 1981 and won six Tony awards.

The UK Tour of Dreamgirls is produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Greenleaf Productions, Fakston Productions, Rupert Gavin, Griffin Dohr, Just for Laughs Theatricals in association with Glass Half Full Productions, 1001 Nights Productions, Eighth Sea Incorporated.