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The Arts At Mount Vernon Will Present The Stage Musical Dreamgirls

High School Presentation Will Feature 30 Talented Students As Cast And Crew.

The cast of The Arts at Mount Vernon’s Dreamgirls, featuring talented students as cast and crew.

MOUNT VERNON, — The Arts at Mount Vernon will present the stage musical Dreamgirls on April 29 and 30 at 7:00 p.m. and May 1 at 3:00 p.m. in Mount Vernon High School’s auditorium. The production will be produced and directed by Evelyn Collins, the district’s Director of Arts & Gifted and Talented Education, and features 30 students from Mount Vernon, Thornton, and Mandela/Zollicoffer High Schools as cast and stage crew.

“There are tremendous benefits in providing children an opportunity to perform in theatrical productions,” said Director of Arts & Gifted and Talented Education Evelyn Collins. “These benefits include the development of strong cognitive, emotional and physical abilities, the fostering of collaboration, and the heightening of self-esteem.”

Tickets are available at the box office one hour before performances, or via Brown Paper Tickets at For more information, call Chinsha Chance at 914‐665‐5300, ext. 2718 or email

About Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls is a Broadway musical, with music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. The musical is based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B Acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson and others. The plot
follows the story of a young female singing trio called “The Dreams,” who become music superstars.

About Mount Vernon City School District
With more than 8,000 students in 16 schools, the Mount Vernon City School District is committed to providing a quality education to its children as well as developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of its students.



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