Hickory – Dreamgirls, the popular musical loosely based on the rise of The Supremes in the sixties, is having its four final performances this weekend at the Hickory Community Theatre, beginning Thursday, September 20th at 7:30 pm.

This magical musical takes a grand and inspirational journey through 60’s and 70’s pop music as it follows an R&B girl group’s rise from obscurity to stardom. There’s love, hope, ambition and betrayal all along the way, set in the glamorous and competitive world of the entertainment industry.

Performances of Dreamgirls are Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 8:00pm and Sunday at 2:30pm.Thursday night tickets for adults and seniors are $16, students and youth 18 & under are $10. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday the tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for students and youth 18 & under.

Tickets are on sale online at www.hickorytheatre.org or through the Theatre box office, in person or by phone at 828-328-2283. Box office hours are 12-5 Wednesday through Saturday.  HCT is a Funded Affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. The Theatre’s 2018-2019 Season is sponsored by Paramount Automotive and A Cleaner World. Dreamgirls is produced by Corning Optical Communications and Shurtape Technologies, LLC.

Photo: (L-R) Marcus Phillips, Jordan Smith, Alan Dickens, Taylor Edwards and Anthony Ferguson are The Five Tuxedos in Dreamgirls at the Hickory Community Theatre. The dynamic musical ends its run on Sunday, September 23rd. Photo by Ken Burns.