Holliday, McKinney, Randall, Page, Jackson and Nealy Lead A Powerful Cast
For The Muny Premiere Of Dreamgirls (
July 16 - 22) -
The Muny announced today principal casting for the fourth show of its 94th season, Dreamgirls (July 16-22), directed by Robert Clater, and choreographed by Lesia Kaye. Dreamgirls is sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors.
Tony® and Grammy® Award-winner Jennifer Holliday will reprise her legendary Broadway performance of Effie White. Joining her will be Demetria McKinney as Deena, Jenelle Lynn Randall as Lorrell, Muny veteran Ken Page as Marty, Christopher Jackson as Curtis, Milton Craig Nealy as Jimmy, Karla Mosely as Michelle, and Tommar Wilson as C.C.
Dreamgirls features a book and lyrics by Tom Eyen, and music by Henry Krieger.
"This is a monumental cast," said Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. "Having Jennifer Holliday as our Effie inspired many other great talents to join us, and this cast is a powerhouse. As we mount the first production of Dreamgirls in The Muny's history, I believe we've got the team to rock this great musical."