The Revival of The Color Purple Debuts on Broadway

Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks will make their Broadway debut as "The Color Purple: The Musical" comes to broadway 10 years after its initial arrival.

"The Color Purple" website reads:
Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson(Dreamgirls) has dazzled the world with her matchless talent. This fall, she makes her long-awaited Broadway debut as the sultry Shug Avery in the joyous and triumphant musical The Color Purple. This unforgettable and intensely moving new production mesmerized audiences when it premiered at London’s acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory, where critics hailed it as “a revelation” (Mark Shenton, The Stage). Now, this American classic comes to Broadway with a powerhouse cast including celebrated London star Cynthia Erivo, who will recreate her electrifying performance as Celie, along with “Orange is the New Black” star Danielle Brooksas Sophia. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

"The Color Purple" begins previews Nov. 10 and opens Dec. 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. Get tickets here.

Watch a preview of the magic these women make below.