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‘Dreamgirls’ ends its run this weekend

Effie actress Payton earned raves in the role

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Nova Y. Payton as Effie White in Signature’s ‘Dreamgirls.’ (Photo by Christopher Mueller; courtesy Signature)

The Supremes-inspired Broadway classic “Dreamgirls” ends its run at Signature Theatre this weekend. The final shows are tonight at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m.

Tickets are very tight for these final performances but check signature-theatre.org and the box office for availability. Actress/singer Nova Y. Payton has earned raves as Effie.

The run was extended. It was originally set to close Jan. 6. Local gay theater warhorse Matthew Gardiner directed and choreographed this production.

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PHOTOS: PrEP for Pride

White Plains LGBTQ celebration held by Charles County Department of Health

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A scene from PrEP for Pride at the Charles County Department of Health in White Plains, Md. on May 18. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

The second annual PrEP for Pride LGBTQIA+ Pride Festival was held on Saturday, May 18 on the campus of the Charles County Department of Health in White Plains, Md.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: Capital Trans Pride

Annual event features workshops, vendors, awards

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Workshops and panel discussions were held throughout the day in the auditorium of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library during Capital Trans Pride on Saturday, May 18. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Capital Trans Pride was held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library on Saturday, May 18. The day-long annual event included workshops, panel discussions, vendors, an awards ceremony and more.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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PHOTOS: Equality Prince William Pride

Third annual LGBTQ celebration held in Manassas, Va.

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Equality Prince William Pride 2024 kicks off at Harris Pavilion. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

The third annual Equality Prince William Pride was held at the Harris Pavilion in Manassas, Va. on Saturday, May 18.

(Washington Blade photos by Michael Key)

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