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Boys embrace Dreamgirls!

Boys embrace Dreamgirls!

Christchurch Schools combine for NZ's premier of Dreamgirls in Christchurch's newest auditorium.

"Dreamgirls" is a broadway musical with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen.

Based on the show business aspirations and successes of acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson and others, the story follows a young female singing trio called "The Dreams".

With a cast of over 50 talented students from St Margaret's College, Christchurch Boys' High School, Christ's College, Shirley Boys' High School, St Thomas of Canterbury and Rangiora New Life School this NZ premier performance of "Dreamgirls" is an extravanganza not to be missed!

Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret's College
9 - 12 July, 7.00pm
Tickets from the Court Theatre

Producer: Amanda Woods (Head of Music, St Margaret's College)
Director: Courtenay Washington (Head of Drama, St Margaret's College)
Musical Director: Luke Di Somma
Choreography: Julia McKerrow and Alison Rossiter

In lead roles are:
Sam Samuelu (Shirely Boys') - role of Curtis Taylor Jnr
Niko Vilamu (St Thomas') - role of Jimmy Early
Gabby McDonald - role of Effie
Annabelle Priddy - role of Deena
Emily Britt - role of Lorelle
Alexandra Godon - role of Michelle

ENDS

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