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Dreamgirls in Concert

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Dreamgirls in Concert

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Nonesuch

We gave it a B

Fans of the 1981 Broadway smash ”Dreamgirls in Concert,” about a tumultuous Supremes-like trio, have waited too long for this every-note-preserved recording. Big-voiced Tony winners Heather Headley, Audra McDonald, and Lillias White go for broke on the brilliant blend of Motown-style grooves, snappy harmonies, and showstopping ballads. A few moments are over the top (White’s ”And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” can’t compare to Jennifer Holiday’s original), but two decades later, the girls are still a dream.

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