Dreamgirls Musical UK Tour 2021 – 23. Tour schedule and tickets

Last Updated on 17th December 2022

Dreamgirls Musical

Dreamgirls Musical UK Tour commences at the Liverpool Empire in December 2021 prior to touring in 2022-23.

VIEW TOUR DATESDreamgirls Musical UK Tour 2020

The Dreamgirls musical UK Tour 2021 starts at the Liverpool Empire in December 2021 and will tour throughout 2022-23 across the UK.

Featuring the classic songs ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’, ‘Listen’ and ‘One Night Only’, this sensational, multi-award-winning new production of Dreamgirls had its critically acclaimed West End Premiere in December 2016 at London’s Savoy Theatre, 35 years on from opening on Broadway.

Dreamgirls UK Tour 2020
Brennyn Lark and Company of Dreamgirls West End. Photo: Matt Crockett

Meet The Dreams – Effie, Lorrell and Deena – three talented young singers in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music history. Join the three friends as they embark upon a musical rollercoaster ride through a world of fame, fortune and the ruthless realities of show business, testing their friendships to the very limit.

Dreamgirls UK Tour
Natalie Kassanga, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Paige Peddie. Dreamgirls UK © Matt Crockett

Dreamgirls will star Nicole Raquel Dennis as Effie White with Sharlene Hector performing the iconic role at certain performances, Natalie Kassanga as Deena Jones, Paige Peddie as Lorrell Robinson, Dom Hartley-Harris as Curtis Taylor Jr., Brandon Lee Sears as Jimmy Early, Shem Omari James as C.C. White, Jo Servi as Marty and Brianna Ogunbawo as Michelle Morris.

The full company will include Shonah Buwu, Harvey Ebbage, Olivia Foster-Browne, Kellianna Jay,Ryan Kayode, Holly Liburd, Ross Meagrow, Samuel Nicholas, Nicole Nyarambi, Ilana Richardson and Josh Singleton.

Nicole Raquel Dennis Dreamgirls UK Tour
Nicole Raquel Dennis. Photo: Matt Crockett

.A finalist on ITV’s The Voice in 2019, Nicole wowed viewers and judges at her blind audition, performing Dreamgirls mega-hit ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’ alongside team mentor Jennifer Hudson who won an Oscar (Best Supporting Actress) for playing Effie White in the 2006 Oscar-winning film adaptation of Dreamgirls the musical.

Before opening in the Dreamgirls tour, Nicole will remain in the original West End company of Dear Evan Hansen (Nöel Coward Theatre) in which she plays Alana Beck. Nicole’s other London stage credits include The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre), Waitress (Adelphi Theatre) and the West End production of Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre).

Nicole Dennis will play the role of Effie White in the Dreamgirls UK tour at certain performances with further casting to be announced soon.

This award-winning production is Directed and Choreographed by Olivier® and Tony® Award-winning Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Mean Girls, Disney’s Aladdin and Something Rotten!), with Set and Costume Design by Tim Hatley, Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone, Hair Design by Josh Marquette and Music Supervision by Nick Finlow.

Dreamgirls musical
Kimmy Edwards, Brennyn Lark and Asmeret Ghebremichael and company in West End Dreamgirls. Photo: Matt Crockett

With Book and Lyrics by Tom Eyen and Music by Henry Krieger, with Additional Material by Willie Reale, the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls the musical, Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett, opened in 1981 and subsequently won six Tony® Awards. The original cast recording won two Grammy® Awards for Best Musical Album and Best Vocal Performance for Jennifer Holliday’s ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.’

The show’s opening is subject to the government allowing indoor performances to begin with sufficient notice, understanding what restrictions on social distancing and audience attendance caps are imposed, the public health status, and the availability of insurance cover either from the market or more likely from a government indemnity scheme.


Updated 25 April 2021

14 December 2021 – 1 January 2022
Liverpool Empire

5 – 22 January 2022
Bristol Hippodrome

25 January – 5 February 2022
Milton Keynes Theatre
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

23 February – 5 March 2022
Sunderland Empire 
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

8 March – 19 March 2022
Sheffield Lyceum Theatre

On sale soon

5 April – 16 April 2022
Edinburgh Playhouse
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

19 April – 30 April 2022
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
On sale Friday 14 May 2021

9 May – 14 May 2022
New Wimbledon Theatre
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

17 May – 28 May 2022
Theatre Royal Nottingham
On sale Tuesday 4 May 2021

31 May – 11 June 2022
Theatre Royal Norwich
On sale soon

21 June – 9 July 2022
Leeds Grand Theatre
On sale Wednesday 28 April 2021

12 July – 23 July 2022
Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
On sale soon

26 July – 6 August 2022
Theatre Royal Plymouth
On sale soon

9 August – 20 August 2022
Venue Cymru, Llandudno
On sale Friday 30 April 2021

30 August – 10 September 2022
His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen
On sale Tuesday 27 April 2021

13 September – 24 September 2022
Palace Theatre, Manchester
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

27 September – 1 October 2022
New Theatre, Oxford
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

10 October – 22 October 2022
King’s Theatre, Glasgow
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

25 October – 5 November 2022
Winter Gardens, Blackpool
On sale Friday 23 April 2021

14 November – 19 November 2022
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
On sale Thursday 13 May 2021

22 November – 3 December 2022
Royal & Derngate, Northampton
On sale soon

6 December – 31 December 2022
The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham
On sale 10am Tuesday 27 April 2021

The tour will continue and further venues and dates for 2023 will be announced in due course.

.Join Our Mailing List to get Dreamgirls the musical touring updates

Share via
Send this to a friend

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.