This Day in Black History: Dec. 20, 1981

This Day in Black History: Dec. 20, 1981

The Broadway musical "Dream Girls" opens in New York City on Dec. 20, 1981.

Published December 20, 2011

The Black musical Dream Girls opens on Broadway on this day in 1981. Centering on the story behind a Chicago girl group’s rise to fame — and difficulties once they reached the top — the musical would enjoy a run of 1521 shows on the Great White Way. In 2006, it would be turned into a feature film starring Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson.


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Written by Britt Middleton


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