Holliday's Dreamgirls

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The 1982 version of Dreamgirls showed a great deal of emotion, and power. The way the Holliday performed definitely made the seen and atmosphere seem believe in my eyes. It was important for Holliday to emphasis the emotion she was supposed to be feeling throughout the play, because of the fact that it was a Broadway musical. In musicals, since there is generally no mics being used, the performers have to project their voices to be heard. During musicals it is also acceptable to overdramatize a scene to ensure that the emotions the character should be feeling is portrayed accurately. I don’t feel that Holliday’s style would work on film, because of the fact that she over performs so much. While it is fine to do this in stage plays, seeing this
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