As many gear up for the new season of Orange is the New Black fans of Danielle Brooks will be happy to know she’s captured a role in The Color Purple on Broadway.
In the Oprah Winfrey produced musical, Brooks will play Sofia. She will also be joined by Jennifer Hudson, who will play Shug and British actress Cynthia Erivo who will lead the show as Miss Celie.
Tickets for “The Color Purple” go on sale July 2, 2015 and performances will begin November 9, 2015.
Don’t forget to catch Brooks as “Taystee” when OITNB hits Netflix on June 12.