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Dreamgirls: The Virtual Concert Experience
Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 12:00 AM
January 23, 2021 All day
Originally having opened on Broadway on December 20th, 1981, this dazzling musical was nominated for an astounding 13 Tony Awards and went on to become a critically-acclaimed motion picture starring Beyonce, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy, and Jamie Foxx. Based on the lives and careers of Diana Ross and the Supremes, James Brown, The Shirelles, and other R&B groups, Dreamgirls tells the story of a Chicago girl group who become musical superstars. Set in the 1960s, it contains such unforgettable songs as “I’m Telling You I’m Not Going,” “I Am Changing,” “We Are Family,” and “When I First Saw You.” It is credited with shining a light onto the struggles of African American and female artists as they fight to gain success and acceptance in the entertainment business.
This uniquely staged concert version of the smash-hit musical stars Condrea Webber, Leiah Lewis, Jody Odom Jr, Deon Taylor, Najee Rawls, Chantel Ross, Nykera Gardner, George Swarn, Kartrea Johnson, Torre and Tonne Webber, Desi Hunt, Caroline Grace Williams, Ryan Shreve, and Emma Skaggs.
Dreamgirls: The Virtual Concert Experience is a fully staged theatrical event, directed by Michael Thomas, with projected imagery by Ryan Shreve of Fyrebird Media, choreography by Deon Taylor and Caroline Grace Williams, light and sound design by Aaron Nicolas, photography direction by Ryan Shealy, and Costume Design by Linda Turske.
The At-Home Stream is available to watch from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM on each day.
PLEASE READ: The Renaissance is currently utilizing a seating chart that recognizes social distancing for the 2020-2021 season; patrons who purchase a group of 2 or more tickets for a show are welcome to sit together within their purchased ticket range upon arrival at the theatre. Seat availability is subject to change pending government regulations, and patrons who would like to maintain a socially-distanced seat or are interested in changing their seats if restrictions are lifted should contact the Box Office directly to be added to a notification list.
All tickets purchased online and via phone are available for pick up at the Renaissance Box Office will call window prior to the event or during normal business hours.