REVIEW: Songs from the Stage by Leading Ladies

This debut album showcases the vocal talents of three talented singers with the help of a strong selection of songs.  Filled with warmth, personality and fabulous songs, the Leading Ladies have created a wonderful album that really captures all of their vocal strengths perfectly. As well as featuring songs from musicals that they have starred… Read More

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New Music: One Night Only, Leading Ladies

The first track from the debut album from Leading Ladies, a group made up of Amber Riley, Beverley Knight and Cassidy Janson.  Taken from the hit musical Dreamgirls, ‘One Night Only’ is the first track to give people a taste of what to expect from the upcoming release of Songs from the Stage from these… Read More

REVIEW: Dreamgirls Original Cast Recording

This gorgeous sounding record of the hit West End musical is absolutely fantastic for reliving some spectacular vocal performances.  There was one thing that critics agreed on when Dreamgirls hit the London stage at the Savoy Theatre for the first time in December – the vocal quality of all of the cast was such a… Read More

NEWS: Dreamgirls Original London Cast Recording to Be Released 12th May

It has been confirmed that the double Olivier award winning production will release its London cast recording through Sony Masterworks Broadway on the 12th May.  The brand new live recording will feature the vocals of  Olivier Award-winner Amber Riley (Best Actress in a Musical) as Effie White, Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones and Ibinabo Jack… Read More

NEWS: Asmeret Ghebremichael Joins Cast of Dreamgirls

Sonia Friedman Productions have today announced that Asmeret Ghebremichael has joined the cast of the Olivier Award nominated production to play the role of  Lorrell Robinson.  Having begun performances this week, Asmeret Ghebremichael is best known for her performances in The Book of Mormon (West End and Broadway), Legally Blonde, Elf The Musical, Spamalot and Wicked (Broadway).… Read More

NEWS: Original London Cast Recording of Dreamgirls to be Released

Today it was confirmed that the original London Cast recording will be released mid-April through Sony Classical and is available to pre-order from today through Amazon.  The double-disc album was recorded last month at the Savoy Theatre and includes all of the original cast performing songs such as ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going’,… Read More

REVIEW: Dreamgirls, Savoy Theatre

A musical that sparkles with sharp dialogue and a fantastic cast as well as a brutal insight into the music industry and its pitfalls.   If you are looking for a show with big tunes and plenty of attitude then this might just be what you are in search of. Dreamgirls is the story of… Read More

Opinion: Reaction to the WhatsOnStage Nominations

The nominations for the 2017 WhatsOnStage Awards have been announced – so who is up for what and who could potentially walk away with the awards?  Best Actor in a Play:  Ian Hallard (Boys in a Band), Ian McKellen (No Man’s Land), Ralph Fiennes (Richard III), Jamie Parker (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Kenneth… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Released for UK premiere of Dreamgirls

Sonia Friedman productions has today released production images from the anticipated premiere of Dreamgirls, which officially opens at the Savoy Theatre on the 14th December.  Having opened for previews on the 19th November, Dreamgirls stars Amber Riley Effie White along with Liisi LaFontaine as Deena Jones and Ibinabo Jack as Lorrell Robinson making up the soulful… Read More

Five Reasons to See Dreamgirls…

As Casey Nicholaw’s production opens for previews at the Savoy Theatre, Love London Love Culture looks at why you need to see this musical… 1. Incredible cast: there are some seriously big numbers in this musical, so prepare to be blown away by the cast – not least Amber Riley, whose vocals have already stunned audiences… Read More