La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Presents Dreamgirls
McCoy Rigby Entertainment copresents the production.
Set in the 1960s, the musical tells the story of an up-and-coming singing group and the joy and drama that happens behind the scenes. Through unforgettable hits such as "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," "One Night Only," and "Listen," the show examines the triumphs and tragedies that come with fame and fortune.
With book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and music by Henry Krieger, the show is directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom. Musical direction is provided by Dennis Castellano, and the cast features Moya Angela as Effie, Jasmin Richardson as Deena, Brittney Johnson as Lorrell, Danielle Truitt as Michelle, David LaMarr as Jimmy, Scott People as Curtis, John Devereaux as C.C., and Lorenzo Hughes as Marty. The ensemble is composed of Brandon Burks, Andre Darnell Myers, Davon Williams, Dedrick Bonner, Chavis Humphrey, Eran Scoggins, Trance Thompson, Remmie Bourgeois, Miah Blake, Liisi LaFontaine, Loreigna Sinclair, Fatima El-Bashir, Jennifer Akabue, and Fay James.
The creative team includes Robin Wagner (set design), Ken Billington (lighting design), William Ivey Long (costume design), Julie Ferrin (sound design), Joy Marcelle (hair/make-up/wig design), Terry Hanrahan (props design), and Alan Coats (stage manager).
Performances will run through April 17.