the color purple

The Color Purple Sets Broadway Closing Date, Announces North American Tour

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The Tony Award winning musical The Color Purple is ending its Broadway run on January 8th 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show was first staged in 2013 at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London, and then the production transferred to New York and...

“The Color Purple’s” Cynthia Erivo And Danielle Brooks Sing ‘I Won’t Complain’ For Heather Headley’s Final Emotional Show

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The cast of Broadway’s hit musical The Color Purple bid farewell to Tony Award winner Heather Headley this past weekend, as the Actress concluded her long awaited return to the stage (since Aida, 2000) as Shug Avery. Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday will take her place,...

Airline Agent Tells Danielle Brooks She’s ‘Lucky’ To Be Flying First Class

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Danielle Brooks, the Tony Award nominated Actress currently on Broadway as Sophia in The Color Purple and who most of America knows for playing Taystee on the hit Netflix series Orange Is The New Black, voiced her frustrations on Twitter recently after an eyebrow raising...

Young Celie, Desreta Jackson Says Colorism In Hollywood Made Her Leave Hollywood After ‘The Color Purple’

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Coming here from the islands, I didn’t even know that I was dark-skinned, there wasn’t a color issue in my head — Desreta Jackson Desreta Jackson, best known for playing Young Celie Johnson in the 1985 Oscar Nominated Drama The Color Purple (opposite Danny Glover,...

Friday Funny: The Color Purple’s Sofia Meets Madea

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We weren’t entirely sure where Oprah Winfrey was going when pictures hit the internet showing her famous “The Color Purple” character Sofia and Tyler Perry’s Madea posing together. We wondered if the meeting would be funny and creative or awkward and cringe-worthy. We’re pleased to...