Inspired by Motown and R&B legends of the 1960's=70's, Dreamgirls follows the rising stardom of the Dreamettes, an all-girl singing trio from Chicogo. The three best friends-the phenomenally talented, but demanding Effie White, the beautiful and appealing Deena Jones, and the eager, romantic Lorrell Robinson-team up with driven, demanding manager Curtis Taylor, who is determinded to see their-and his-star rise. As their careers begin to take off, changes are made to ensure their mass appeal to the pop market. Egos are bruised, tempers flare, and hearts are broken in pursuit of stardom. Inspired by the stories of the groups such as The Supremes and The Shirelles and featuring many iconic classic song, Dreamgirls is a love letter to American R & B music and the artist that make such music great.