Dreamgirls: Musical Info & Synopsis


Dreamgirls follows the journey of a young female singing group, The Dreamettes, in the 1960s and 1970s. As they rise to fame, they experience the triumphs and challenges of the music industry. The story explores themes of ambition, betrayal, and the price of success, highlighting the power of friendship and the pursuit of dreams.

Creative Team

Music: Henry Krieger

Lyrics/Book: Tom Eyen

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1981)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1960s, 1970s / USA (Various)


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1982)➝

Concert Cast (2001)➝

Original London Cast (2017) ➝


1980s, Disco, Dramatic, Female Leads, Gospel, Large Cast, One-Word, PopPopularSoulTrue Story

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