The show, which features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and a book by Tom Eyen, tells the rags-to-riches story following an all-girl singing trio from Chicago called The Dreams. The original 1981 Broadway production won six Tony Awards, while last year's film version won two Academy Awards.
The production will star Aurelia Williams (Effie Melody White), Karla Mosley (Deena Jones), Brian Evaret Chandler (Curtis Taylor, Jr.), Ron Kellum (C.C. White), Milton Craig Nealy (Marty), Manoly Farrell (Michelle Morris), Crystal Joy (Lorrell Robinson), and Eugene Fleming (James Thunder Early).
The ensemble includes Randy Aaron, Marvin Bell III, Chante Carmel, Darryl E. Calmese Jr., David LaDuca, Nkrumah M. Gatling, William Hubert II, Logan Keslar, Ano Okera, Ian Paget, Cassandra Palacio, Will Perez, Kayla Repan, Briana Resa, Marc Spaulding, Teacake Ferguson, Lyndsay Thomas, Marvin Thorton, and Holland Vavra.