This production of DREAMGIRLS toured internationally beginning in 1985. The final stop on the tour was a limited engagement at Broadway's Ambassador Theatre. It opened June 28, 1987 and closed November 29, 1987 after 186 performances.

Creative

BOOK & LYRICS BY
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MUSIC BY
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PRODUCED BY
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Marvin A. Krauss
 
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Irvin Siders
DIRECTED & CHOREOGRAPHED BY
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CO-CHOREOGRAPHER
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PRODUCTION SUPERVISED BY
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MUSICAL DIRECTION BY
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SCENERY BY
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Robin Wagner
COSTUMES BY
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LIGHTING BY
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SOUND BY
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MUSICAL SUPERVISION & ORCHESTRATIONS BY
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VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS BY
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PRODUCTION STAGE MANAGER
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Peter B. Mumford
STAGE MANAGERS
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Thomas A. Bartlett
 
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Robert B. Gould
PRESS
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The Fred Nathan Company
 
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Mere P. Thibodeau

Cast

THE STEPP SISTERS
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Susan Beaubian
 
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Rhetta Hughes
 
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R. Lachanze Sapp
 
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Lorraine Velez
CHARLENE
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Yvette Louise Cason
JOANNE
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Lynda McConnell
MARTY
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Roy L. Jones
CURTIS TAYLOR JR.
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Weyman Thompson
DEENA JONES
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Alisa Gyse
M.C. / MR. MORGAN
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Vernon Spencer
TINY JOE DIXON/JERRY/SECURITY GUARD
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Leonard Piggee
LORRELL ROBINSON
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Arnetia Walker
C.C. WHITE
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Kevyn Morrow
EFFIE MELODY WHITE
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Lillias White
JAMES THUNDER EARLY
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Herbert L. Rawlings, Jr.
EDNA BURKE
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Fuschia Walker
WAYNE
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Milton Craig Nealy
FRANK
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Tim Cassidy
DWIGHT
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Stephen Terrell
T.V. STAGE MANAGER
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Stephen Bourneuf
MICHELLE MORRIS
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Susan Beaubian
CARL
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Robert Fowler
LITTLE ALBERT & THE TRU-TONES
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Bobby Daye
 
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Matthew Dickens
 
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Germaine Edwards
 
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Robert Fowler
 
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Harold Perrineau
THE JAMES EARLY BAND
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Bobby Daye
 
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Matthew Dickens
 
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Germaine Edwards
 
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Robert Fowler
 
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Harold Perrineau
 
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Stephen Terrell
DAVE & THE SWEETHEARTS
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Stephen Bourneuf
 
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Shirley Tripp
 
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Lorraine Velez
THE FIVE TUXEDOS
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Bobby Daye
 
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Matthew Dickens
 
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Germaine Edwards
 
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Robert Fowler
 
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Harold Perrineau
LES STYLE
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Yvette Louise Cason
 
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Rhetta Hughes
 
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Lynda McConnell
 
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R. Lachanze Sapp
FILM EXECUTIVES
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Matthew Dickens
 
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Robert Fowler
 
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Stephen Terrell
ANNOUNCERS, FANS, REPORTERS, STAGEHANDS, PARTY GUESTS, PHOTOGRAPHERS
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Stephen Bourneuf
 
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Yvette Louise Cason
 
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Tim Cassidy
 
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Bobby Daye
 
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Matthew Dickens
 
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Germaine Edwards
 
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Robert Fowler
 
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Rhetta Hughes
 
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Lynda McConnell
 
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Milton Craig Nealy
 
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Harold Perrineau
 
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Leonard Piggee
 
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R. Lachanze Sapp
 
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Vernon Spencer
 
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Stephen Terrell
 
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Shirley Tripp
 
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Lorraine Velez
 
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Fuschia Walker
SWINGS
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Brenda Braxton
 
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Graciela Simpson
 
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Philip Gilmore
 
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Darryl Eric Tribble

Understudies

Miss White
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Yvette Louise Cason
 
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Arnetia Walker
 
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Robert B. Gould
Miss Gyse
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Susan Beaubian
 
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Lynda McConnell
 
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R. Lachanze Sapp
Miss Arnetia Walker
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Susan Beaubian
 
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Brenda Braxton
 
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Rhetta Hughes
Miss Beaubian
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Lynda McConnell
 
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R. Lachanze Sapp
Mr. Thompson
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Milton Craig Nealy
Mr. Rawlings
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Philip Gilmore
 
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Milton Craig Nealy
Mr. Morrow
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Bobby Daye
 
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Matthew Dickens
Mr. Jones
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Milton Craig Nealy
 
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Leonard Piggee
 
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Vernon Spencer
Mr. Nealy
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Philip Gilmore
Mr. Cassidy
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Stephen Terrell
 
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Darryl Eric Tribble
Mr. Bourneuf
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Tim Cassidy
Mr. Spencer
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Philip Gilmore
 
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Milton Craig Nealy
Mr. Piggee
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Philip Gilmore
 
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Darryl Eric Tribble
Misses Cason, McConnell
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Robert B. Gould
Miss Velez
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Brenda Braxton
 
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Graciela Simpson
Mr. Fowler
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Philip Gilmore
 
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Darryl Eric Tribble
Mr. Terrell
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Philip Gilmore