The Color Purple

The Four Biggest Tony Awards Went To Actors Of Color For The First Time Ever

Sadly, attempts to foreground people of color on stage are still met with resistance in the year of our Lord 2k16. That’s what makes these wins so significant.

Kelly Kanayama | June 13, 2016 - 9:30 am

WATCH: Cynthia Erivo Performing A Song From ‘The Color Purple’ Is NSFW Unless You Don’t Mind Crying At Work

Not everyone can make the trip to New York and afford to buy a Broadway ticket, but thanks to the internet, you can get a taste of the powerhouse performances…

Liz Magee | May 24, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Jennifer Hudson And The Color Purple Cast’s Tribute To Prince Will Give You Major Chills

Waking up this morning was tough because a couple seconds after hitting the snooze button on my alarm and rubbing the sleep from my eyes, I remembered: Prince is dead.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2016 - 9:56 am

Aretha Franklin, Eternal Diva, Makes A Scene During A Performance Of The Color Purple

This last week in NYC the Queen of Soul was observed treating herself to the joys of theater decidedly on her own terms.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 21, 2015 - 1:30 pm