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'Dreamgirls' cast at Porchlight Music Theatre

Written by
Kris Vire

Porchlight Music Theatre has found its Dreamgirls. The company's production of the 1981 musical about a Supremes-like Chicago girl group will star Donica Lynn as Effie White, Candace C. Edwards as Deena Jones and Katherine Thomas as Lorrell Robinson.

Also in the cast of the revival, to be directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier with music direction by Doug Peck, are Evan Tyrone Martin as Curtis Taylor Jr., Gilbert Domally as C.C. White and Eric Lewis as Jimmy Early. Filling out the ensemble are Caleb Baze, Michelle Bester, Dawn Bless, Kyrie Courter, Jared Grant, Matthew Hunter, Reneisha Jenkins, J. Michael Jones, Andrew Malone, Brian Nelson Jr., Trequon Tate and Cherise Thomas. This production of Dreamgirls will play Stage 773 from April 8 to May 15.

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