Dreamgirls announces new cast as it extends booking period through to 2 June 2018

18 October 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to announce that the UK premiere of Dreamgirls, which opened last December at the Savoy Theatre to widespread critical acclaim, will extend booking through to 2nd June 2018.

From 20th November 2017, Moya Angela will join Marisha Wallace and Karen Mav to play the iconic role of Effie White in Dreamgirls. The three power-house actresses will all share the role at different performances throughout the week. Meet your Effies here.

Asmeret Ghebremichael will continue to play Lorrell Robinson, with Joe Aaron Reid continuing in the role of Curtis Taylor Jr. Joining them will be Broadway actress Brennyn Lark as Deena Jones, Tosh Wanogho-Maud as Jimmy Early, Durone Stokes as C.C. White, Delroy Brown as Marty and Kimmy Edwards as Michelle Morris.

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Dreamgirls is officially good for the heart (and soul!)

29 September 2017

American critic, Frank Rich, called the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls a ‘seismic emotional jolt that sends the audience, as one, right out of its wits’.

35 years later, that emotional jolt has now been proven by a team of research scientists, at a live performance of Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatre in London’s West End.

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FULL CAST ANNOUNCED FOR INK AT THE DUKE OF YORK'S THEATRE

4 September 2017

Sonia Friedman Productions and the Almeida Theatre today announce full casting for the West End transfer of Ink, written by James Graham (This House), which will play a limited season at the Duke of York’s Theatre from 9 September, following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre.

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FIRST BROADWAY REVIVAL OF TRAVESTIES ANNOUNCED

16 August 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) – in association with Chocolate Factory Productions and Sonia Friedman Productions – is thrilled to announce the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning play Travesties, direct from its hit, sold-out productions at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory (David Babani, Artistic Director) and the West End. Tony nominee Patrick Marber will return to direct the London production’s acclaimed star Tom Hollander as “Henry Carr.” 

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LAST CHANCE TO SEE THE WEST END TRANSFER OF ROBERT ICKE’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF HAMLET

15 August 2017

Audiences have under a month left to enjoy the multi award-winning Robert Icke’s (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984) innovative production of Hamlet, starring Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Pride and Cock) live on stage, which must end on 2 September 2017 at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

BBC Two will broadcast this critically acclaimed stage production of William Shakespeare’s classic play, starring BAFTA and Olivier award-winning actor Andrew Scott in the title role.  

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