An award winning play by the National Theatre has been adapted specifically for children and will be performed in schools in Dagenham and Havering.
Secondary school pupils from east London have met the cast of Dreamgirls stage production in the West End in a move to inspire the next generation of theatre talent.
Dagenham residents are part of a new initiative that has helped to transformed them from amateurs into a ‘true theatrical company’.
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