Jennifer Hudson & Cynthia Erivo Knock Out The Color Purple’s Title Song

first_imgAre your eyes open? Look what God has done: given us Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and fellow Broadway newcomer Cynthia Erivo in The Color Purple. The two stopped by Good Morning America on November 24 to discuss the experience of bringing the powerful musical back to New York and to perform the title song. “I never expected that little play we did in London would transfer here to this gorgeous place,” says Erivo, who stars as Celie. Hudson, who plays Shug, is taking it all in as well. “It’s a beautiful experience. I feel like I’m in theater school right now!” And then we get to the song. The riffs. The key change. The surprise whistle tones?! They’re all here for you to listen to on loop. The Color Purple opens as the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 10. Cynthia Erivo Related Shows The Color Purple Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 8, 2017center_img View Comments Star Files Jennifer Hudsonlast_img

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