Throwback Friday: “And I Am Telling You” by Jennifer Holliday…original Dreamgirl Effie

Effie, played by Jennifer Holliday, pouring her heart out in song to her manager Curtis who’s ready to kick her to the curb in the musical “Dreamgirls.” Holliday brought down the house with this signature song “And I Am Telling You (I’m Not Going)” and also earned herself a Tony award for her performance in the original Broadway run in 1981.

Will you light my candle? 5,124 performances later, broadway phenom “Rent” says goodbye.

I am a Rent fan (i guess they call us rent-heads).  Remember this post from waaaaay back?  I mean waaaaaaaay back, near when this blog started. MY FAV MUSICAL OF ALL TIME, RENT TOURS THROUGH OHIO Thanks, LaLa Tamago, for taking one of my most favorite impromptu road trips ever. Aaaaaah!  I could watch that […]