BROADWAY DRAMA: The Two STARS From Broadway’s A COLOR PURPLE . . . Are CAT-FIGHTING BACK STAGE . . . Can’t We All JUST GET ALONG!!!~MEDIATAKEOUT.COM

According to the NY Post’s Page Six, the two stars of the Broadway hit show A Color Purple are fighting. Not over money, or stage time . . . but over dressing rooms. Here is how the NY Post is…

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Chatter of dressing room drama at ‘The Color Purple’~article from Page Six NY Post

Heather Headley is the toast of Broadway, having successfully taken over for Jennifer Hudson in “The Color Purple.” But we hear one person who wasn’t thrilled with the details of Headley’s arrival at the Jacobs Theatre is the show’s megatalented…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE COLOR PURPLE’s Patrice Covington~article from BroadwayWorld.com

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with your favorite Broadway stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this week’s edition, we caught up withPatrice Covington, who…

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CYNTHIA ERIVO: BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE~article from Broadway StyleGuide

Cynthia Erivo keeps following in Whoopi Goldberg’s footsteps. One of the British actress’s “first big jobs” was playing Deloris Van Cartier in the UK tour of, and now, she’s making her Broadway debut as Celie Harris in the TheColor Purple—both roles…

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The Color Purple~article from This Week In New York

The Color Purple achieves the extremely rare, elusive grand slam with its stirring new Broadway revival. Alice Walker won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for her 1982 novel about a horribly abused and mistreated girl in the Depression-era…

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The Color Purple, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York — ‘Poignant’~Financial Times.com

Many of my friends find me hard to please. To them, I report that when Cynthia Erivo, who plays Celie in The Color Purple, finished her Act Two number, “I’m Here”, I shed my normal reserve and joined in the…

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Aisle View: The Color Purple in Radiant Bloom~article from The Huffington Post

In one of the more notable turnarounds in recent Broadway history, The Color Purple–which many viewers found self-deflated and uninvolving when it premiered in 2005–reveals itself upon its return (via London) as a stunning, exhilarating and altogether joyful theatrical experience….

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The Color Purple: EW stage review~article from Entertainment Weekly

Purple, the color purple, represents what’s beautiful in the world, the good things in creation. “I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it,” writes Alice Walker in…

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The Color Purple:Theater Review~article from The Hollywood Reporter

Wow, what a difference a more-focused production makes. When the musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s searing story of abuse and deliverance, The Color Purple, premiered on Broadway in 2005, its rewards were compromised by the overblown production. Ten years later,…

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‘The Color Purple’ review: Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson shine bright in musical revival produced by Oprah Winfrey~article from The New York Daily News

My heart has suddenly grown fonder for “The Color Purple,” the musical that ended its first Broadway run in 2008. That’s just seven years ago. So the spike in appreciation for the show — produced, like last time, by Oprah…

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The Color Purple~article from Time Out New York

Seeing The Color Purple on Broadway, a decade after its premiere, is like meeting an old friend who has gotten her life together since the last time you saw her. It seems more confident in itself, surer in its sexuality,…

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