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Grand Prairie Arts Council - 2014 Spring Theatre Production - Dreamgirls
Posted Date: 2/12/2014

Grand Prairie Arts Council

GRAND PRAIRIE, TX – If you like Motown... You will love Dreamgirls!

Grand Prairie Arts Council presents Dreamgirls at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 & 22 and Feb. 28-March 1; and at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 & 23 and March 1 & 2, at the Uptown Theater, 120 East Main St., Grand Prairie, 75050. Tickets are $11, $17 and $22. A $2 per ticket discount is available by phone for groups of 10 or more. Purchase tickets online at www.artsgp.org, or by calling the Uptown Theater Box Office at 972-237-8786. 

Dreamgirls follows the story of a black all-girl singing trio from Chicago called "The Dreams" and the behind-the-scenes reality of the entertainment industry. At first, the Dreams' manager falls in love with the lead singer, Effie. Later, he abandons her both romantically and professionally, replacing her with someone thinner. Eventually, Effie manages to recover from the blow and builds a successful career going solo. In the end, during the group’s farewell appearance, Efie is reunited with the Dreams resulting in a happy ending for all.

A show about a time in American musical history when rhythm and blues blended with other styles of popular music creating a new American sound. Act One is set in the fabulous sixties-a time when we were still screaming at Elvis and listening to the Beatles, but were dancing to the new beat of countless girl and boy groups like The Supremes, The Marvelettes, The Temptations and The Shirelles. DREAMGIRLS is not just about the singing and the dancing and the performing. The play is also about the behind-the-scenes reality of the entertainment industry. Act Two shows the creation and the arrival of disco. 

For more information contact the Grand Prairie Arts Council: 972-642-ARTS or visit www.artsgp.org.


For tickets call Uptown Theater
120 E. Main Street, Grand Prairie 75050
972-237-8786 |
uptowntheatergp.com


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