Well I will definitely have not only a drink to this news, but I think a TOAST is in order. Check out what was reported in the Broadway World News in St Louis
This summer, original ‘Effie,’ Jennifer Holliday will return to DREAMGIRLS, playing the role at the MUNY in St. Louis. According the the MUNY’s official website, Demetria McKinney to play the role as Deena, Milton Craig Nealy will star as Jimmy, Jenelle Lynn Randall as Lorrell, Muny veteran Ken Page as Marty, Christopher Jackson as Curtis, Karla Mosely as Michelle, and Tommar Wilsonas C.C.
DREAMGIRLS opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre. The show was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, winning six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006, starring Hudson, Beyonce, Anika Noni Rose, Eddie Murphy and more.
Dreamgirls features a blockbuster score and the landmark song “And I’m Telling You I’m Not Going” with book and lyrics by Tom Eyen, and music by Henry Krieger.
To read more please visit www.muny.org.
Read more: http://stlouis.broadwayworld.com/article/Milton-Craig-Nealy-Joins-Christopher-Jackson-Jennifer-Holliday-in-DREAMGIRLS-at-the-MUNY-20120628##ixzz1zGu1CaIK