Following celebrated wins at the 2017 Olivier Awards: Best Actress in a Musical for Amber Riley (Effie White); and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Adam J Bernard (Jimmy Early), Sonia Friedman Productions is delighted to confirm that the highly anticipated Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording has been released by Sony Masterworks Broadway on Friday 12 May 2017 via Amazon, iTunes, and all usual channels.

The British Blacklist has ONE copy  to give away.

Jump to the bottom of the page to see how you can win.

Featuring iconic songs from the musical including, ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’ ‘Listen’, ‘I Am Changing’, ‘One Night Only’, ‘Steppin To The Bad Side’, ‘Move’ and title track ‘Dreamgirls’, this double-album was recorded live over four performances at the Savoy Theatre in February 2017. With no additional studio re-recordings or musical overdubs it captures the on-stage exhilaration of the Dreamgirls original London cast, 14 piece band and the audience thus retaining the live in-theatre integrity of these special performances.

Produced by Henry Krieger and mixed by Andy Bradfield, the Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording features Olivier Award-winner Amber Riley (Best Actress in a Musical) as Effie White, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones and Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson – making up the soulful singing trio ‘The Dreams’.

Joe Aaron Reid plays Curtis Taylor Jr, Adam J. Bernard plays Jimmy Early (a role for which he won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical), Tyrone Huntley plays C.C. White, Nicholas Bailey plays Marty and Lily Frazer plays Michelle Morris.

Further cast includes Michael Afemaré, Jocasta Almgill,Callum Aylott, Hugo Batista, Samara Casteallo, Chloe Chambers, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Joelle Dyson,Kimmy Edwards, Candace Furbert, Nathan Graham, Ashley Luke Lloyd, Gabriel Mokake, Siân Nathaniel-James, Sean Parkins, Kirk Patterson, Ryan Reid, Rohan Richards, Noel Samuels, Durone Stokes and Tosh Wanogho-Maud.

Henry Krieger says of the Original London Cast Recording: “It is my great pleasure to share this ‘alive’ live recording of the West End production of Dreamgirls. Producing this recording and working with our brilliant Musical Supervisor Nick Finlow and studio pros Andy Bradfield and Tris Penna, has been a dream come true. I am thrilled to share the Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording with those who have loved the production for 35 years as well as with those who are just discovering it now.”


For your chance to win an exclusive copy of the fantastic Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording CD please answer the question below:

Who played Effie White alongside in the 2006 film version of Dreamgirls, alongside Beyonce and Jamie Foxx?

  • A. Jennifer Holliday
  • B. Jennifer Hudson
  • C. Jennifer Lewis

Email your answer along with your full name, postal address and contact number to: info@thebritishblacklist.com

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Terms and conditions

  1. This competition is only open to residents of the United Kingdom
  2. Closing date for entry will be Wednesday 31st May 2017. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
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  7. Winners will be chosen and notified no later than Monday 6th February 2017.
  8. The winner will be notified by email. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, The British Blacklist reserves the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
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Read TBB’s 100% #OutOf100 review of Dreamgirls here.

Book Tickets to Dreamgirls at The Savoy Theatre here.

See the Double CD Tracklist here:

CD1 ACT 1

  1. I’M LOOKING FOR SOMETHING, BABY Curtis Taylor Jr, Marty, Stepp Sisters
  2. GOIN’ DOWNTOWN Little Albert and the Tru-Tones
  3. 
TAKIN’ THE LONG WAY HOME Tiny Joe Dixon
  4. MOVE The Dreamettes (Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson)
  5. FAKE YOUR WAY TO THE TOP James Thunder Early and The Dreamettes (Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson)
  6. CADILLAC CAR Curtis Taylor Jr, Jimmy Early, C.C. White, Marty, The Dreamettes (Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson), Cadillac Man, Ensemble
  7. STEPPIN’ TO THE BAD SIDE Curtis Taylor Jr, Jimmy Early, C.C. White, Wayne, The Dreamettes (Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson), Ensemble
  8. PARTY, PARTY Effie White, Curtis Taylor Jr, Jimmy Early, Lorrell Robinson, C.C. White, Ensemble
  9. 
I WANT YOU, BABY James Early and The Dreamettes (Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson), Ensemble
  10. FAMILY C.C. White, Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Curtis Taylor Jr, Jimmy Early
  11. DREAMGIRLS The Dreams (Deena Jones, Effie White, Lorrell Robinson)
  12. PRESS CONFERENCE Deena Jones, Curtis Taylor Jr, Effie White, Lorrell Robinson, Ensemble
  13. HEAVY The Dreams (Deena Jones, Effie White, Lorrell Robinson), Curtis Taylor Jr, Jimmy Early, Ensemble
  14. IT’S ALL OVER Curtis Taylor Jr, Effie White, Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Jimmy Early, C.C. White, Michelle Morris
  15. AND I AM TELLING YOU I’M NOT GOING Effie White

CD2 ACT 2

  1. LOVE, LOVE YOU BABY The Dreams (Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Michelle Morris), Jimmy Early, Curtis Taylor Jr, C.C. White, Ensemble
  2. WHEN I FIRST SAW YOU Curtis Taylor Jr, Deena Jones
  3. I AM CHANGING Effie White
  4. AIN’T NO PARTY Lorrell Robinson, Jimmy Early, The Five Tuxedos
  5. I MEANT YOU NO HARM Jimmy Early
  6. THE RAP Jimmy Early, Curtis Taylor Jr, Lorrell Robinson, Wayne, Ensemble
  7. I MISS YOU, OLD FRIEND C.C. White, Effie White, Ensemble
  8. ONE NIGHT ONLY Effie White, The Dreams (Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Michelle Morris), Curtis Taylor Jr, Wayne, Ensemble
  9. I’M SOMEBODY The Dreams (Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Michelle Morris), Curtis Taylor Jr, Marty, Effie White, C.C. White
  10. LISTEN Deena Jones, Effie White
  11. EFFIE WHITE’S GONNA WIN / YOU ARE MY DREAM (REPRISE) Curtis Taylor Jr, C.C. White, Marty, Mr Morgan, Effie White, Deena Jones
  12. HARD TO SAY GOODBYE The Dreams (Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Michelle Morris), Ensemble
  13. DREAMGIRLS (REPRISE) Effie White, The Dreams (Deena Jones, Lorrell Robinson, Michelle Morris), Ensemble