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Original 'Dreamgirls' star makes return to music

ATLANTA (AP) — With her first solo album in two decades, Jennifer Holliday is on the comeback trail. But the singer, best known for her Tony-winning performance as Effie in the original Broadway production of “Dreamgirls” and the iconic rendition of “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” wasn’t always sure she wanted her career resurrected. 707 more words

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TAKIN' A SH DETOUR: New Sylvester Off-Broadway Musical!! … BEFORE There Was RuPaul Or His Drag Race, There Was ONLY Sylvester!!

Now this is exciting… much more exciting than those moronic Housewives!  An off-Broadway musical about Sylvester!!  Sheryl Lee Ralph is producing “MightyReal”… SherylLee was an original “DreamGirl”!! 118 more words

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MMT 2014 MS awareness week series part two: spotlight on Jennifer Holliday

She is a Tony and Grammy award-winning singer/actress, Billboard chart-topping artist, and a self-described “Broadway Baby.” She may be best known for originating the role of “Effie Melody White” in the groundbreaking play “Dreamgirls.” Her career has spanned 30 plus years, with her battling personal health issues, including being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 17 years ago.  1,083 more words

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