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Revival Productions
Post Date: Jan 29, 2021

Revival Productions is currently accepting audition submissions for our upcoming production of "Dream Girls." We are so excited to offer this show on June 4-6 and 10-12. Rehearsals will begin in March and will be conducted in COVID safe ways. This production is for those 18 years and older and has a small stipend is available.

Summary:

Through gospel, R&B, smooth pop, disco and more, Dreamgirls explores themes of ambition, hope and betrayal, all set in the glamorous and competitive world of the entertainment industry.

Cast List

Principals
(4 female; 4 male)

Effie Melody White — lead singer of the Dreamettes
Deena Jones — backup singer of the Dreamettes; later lead singer
Lorrell Robinson — backup singer of the Dreamettes
Michelle Morris — backup singer; replacement for Effie
Jimmy (James Thunder) Early — principal soul singer
C.C. (Clarence Conrad) White — composer and brother of Effie
Curtis Taylor, Jr. — Cadillac dealer and manager of the Dreams
Marty — theatrical agent for J.T. Early

Supporting
Stepp Sisters — four girl singers; non-speaking
Charlene — backup singer for J.T. Early
Joann — backup singer for J.T. Early
M.C. — master of ceremonies, Apollo Theatre
Tiny Joe Dixon — winning talent contest singer; non-speaking
Little Albert & The Tru-Tones — male quintet; non-speaking
Band (The James Early Band) — six male singers; non-speaking
Wayne — record producer/director
Dave — solo tenor; non-speaking
Sweethearts — two girl backup singers; non-speaking
Frank — press agent
Jerry Norman — nightclub owner
Carl — nightclub pianist; non-speaking
Five Tuxedos — male quintet; non-speaking
Les Styles — girls’ backup quartet; non-speaking
Edna Burke — applause meter reader; non-speaking
Dwight — TV studio director
Stage Manager — TV studio
Brian — pit orchestra drummer; non-speaking
Mr. Morgan — Effie’s lawyer
Security Guard — backstage, Chicago

Ensemble
Chorus Men & Women
Fans
Reporters
Stagehands
Party Guests
Photographers
Film Executives

Job Category

How to Apply

To audition, please submit two 32 bar cuts (one ballad and one up tempo, both in the style of the show) to Heather Grayberg at heathergrayberg@revival-productions.com by February 26. We will contact auditionees individually regarding callbacks which will likely occur by appointment and in person.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact either Heather Grayberg (heathergrayberg@revival-productions.com).