As part of a collaboration of the Banks Bridgewater Lewis Fine Arts Academy and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, this production of Dreamgirls will showcase local talent from the surrounding communities.
Dreamgirls will present three performances: 8/5 and 8/6 at 7:30pm, and 8/7 at 4pm.
MUSIC BY HENRY KRIEGER
BOOK AND LYRICS BY TOM EYEN
Directed by Latrelle Bright
Music Direction by Nathaniel Banks
Choreography by Endalyn Taylor
I am serving as rehearsal accompanist and vocal coach, and will be playing piano in the band under the direction of Nathaniel Banks.
BBL Academy And U Of I’s Krannert Center Present ‘Dreamgirls’ - Corresponding article from above two recordings at WILL.
"Move" performance on ciLiving - including interview with Nathaniel Banks
Big Dreams Require Big Effort - Rebecca Knaur's preview of Dreamgirls for Smile Politely, including rehearsal audio of "Ain't No Party"
A 'Dreamgirls' Come True - Melissa Merli's preview of Dreamgirls for The News-Gazette
Rehearsal photographs, The News-Gazette - by photographer Darrell Hoemann