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It is true that historically the American musical theatre has been dominated by white artists and white stories. There have been a couple of periods of increased activity and evolution in the black musical, in the 1910s and 20s, and again in the early 1970s, but only recently have black artists and stories taken a more active, more visible role in moving our art form forward.New Line has produced Passing Strange but no other explicitly black musicals. We are proud that our casts are always dive...
Tags: New York, Musicals, Theatre, America, History, Chicago, New York Times, Amsterdam, Broadway, African American, New Orleans, Savion Glover, Theater, Buffalo, Alice Walker, Black Lives Matter


Alice Walker Pens Moving Essay on THE COLOR PURPLE, Celie as a Character and Oluwaseyi Omooba

On Facebook this week, producer Scott Sanders shared the below letter from the Pulitzer Prize winning writer of The Color Purple, Alice Walker... [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Facebook, Theatre, Alice Walker, Celie, Scott Sanders, BWW News Desk, Oluwaseyi Omooba, Alice Walker Pens Moving Essay


Actor Playing Lead In ‘The Color Purple’ Fired For Old Anti-Gay Facebook Post

Oluwaseyi Omooba, who had been cast as Celie, a queer character, in the revival by the Curve Theatre in Leicester and the Birmingham Hippodrome in England, wrote on the social media site five years ago, “I do not believe you can be born gay and I do not believe homosexuality is right, though the law of this land has made it legal doesn’t mean it’s right.” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, England, Theatre, Leicester, Celie, SJ, Birmingham Hippodrome, 03.21.19, Oluwaseyi Omooba, Old Anti Gay Facebook Post


Cynthia Erivo, Getting Closer To That EGOT

The British actor who won the Emmy, Grammy and Tony as Celie in the Broadway revival of A Color Purple is about to be on the big screen in two different movies. “I am not aiming for [the Oscar]. … I’m aiming to do the work well, and if by chance that comes in my direction, I will be welcoming it with open arms.”
Tags: Art, People, Oscar, Broadway, Tony, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, 10.19.18


Video Flash: EXCLUSIVE: Jordan Fisher Sings "I'm Here" From The Color Purple at MCC's Miscast

Fisher, a Hamilton veteran, takes on Celie's 11-o'clock number.
Tags: Theatre, Hamilton, Mcc, Fisher, Celie, Jordan Fisher


THE COLOR PURPLE Wins Best Musical Theater Album GRAMMY Award

Based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning novel and the Warner Bros. Amblin Entertainment motion picture, The Color Purple is an unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity. With a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alice Walker, Celie, BWW News Desk, Warner Bros Amblin Entertainment


Photo Flash: Cynthia Erivo Spotted at New York Fashion Week

Tony Award winner, Cynthia Erivo, took a moment from designing Miss Celie's Pants to take in the sights at The Blonds presentation at New York Fashion week. The star joined Orange is the New Black actress, Dascha Polanco, at the show and looked smashing in a slinky, metallic ensemble. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Orange Is The New Black, Theatre, New York Fashion Week, Dascha Polanco, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, BWW News Desk, New York Fashion


VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table

Starring on Broadway as the determined survivor Celie in the hit revival of THE COLOR PURPLE eight times a week just isn't enough of a workout for Tony-winner Cynthia Erivo. [Author: Michael Dale]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, Michael Dale


BWW Exclusive: TAILS OF BROADWAY- Meet Sierra Boggess' Broadway Kitties- Celie & Olivia!

In this edition, meet Celie and Olivia- the adorable cats of SCHOOL OF ROCK's Sierra Boggess [Author: Jessica Fallon Gordon]
Tags: Theatre, Olivia, Celie, Sierra Boggess, Jessica Fallon Gordon


THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Lead Actress - Musical

Cynthia Erivo has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her role as Celie in THE COLOR PURPLE. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Performs a Song from THE COLOR PURPLE on THE VIEW

On THE VIEW, Actress Cynthia Erivo talks about stepping into the role of Celie in Broadway's 'The Color Purple' and the advice she received from Whoopi. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, TV News Desk, Whoopi


VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Performs a Song from Broadway's 'THE COLOR PURPLE' on THE VIEW

On THE VIEW, Actress Cynthia Erivo talks about stepping into the role of Celie in Broadway's 'The Color Purple' and the advice she received from Whoopi. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Cynthia Erivo, Celie, TV News Desk, Whoopi



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