Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Sneak peek at... Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson & Danielle Brooks in The Color Purple

Watch BuzzFeed's new video below to take a sneak peek at the Broadway revival of The Color Purple starring Cynthia Erivo (I Can't Sing/Sister Act), Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls/American Idol) and Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black).

In the video the three performers pose for a photoshoot whilst Hudson sings 'Too Beautiful For Words' from the musical's score.

The Color Purple is directed by John Doyle who also directed The Color Purple's UK premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory starring Erivo. The Color Purple opens at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 3rd December 2015 (previews from 9th November). Oprah Winfrey is producing the production (she also produced the original 2005 Broadway production).

The Color Purple features a book by Marsha Norman, lyrics by Brenda RussellAllee Willis and Stephen Bray and music by Russell and Willis. Based on the novel by Alice Walker, the musical tells the story of Celie, a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discovers her voice in the world.

Here's your first look at Jennifer Hudson singing in The Color Purple Musical!
Posted by BuzzFeed Celeb on Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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