The Color Purple Videos


STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's 2016 Easter Bonnet Competition!
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

The 30th annual Easter Bonnet Competition, celebrating six weeks of fundraising by 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies, raised a record-shattering $5,528,568 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the largest grand total from either an Easter Bonnet Competition or Gypsy of the Year fundraising campaign in Broadway Cares history. The show featured a surprise performance by rock legend Stevie Nicks, two top awards to Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of Hamilton, and more than 230 of the best actors, singers and dancers in New York. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the big night! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Inside the Music of FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERIONSTAGE TUBE: Inside the Music of FROZEN - LIVE AT THE HYPERION
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2016

Ahead of FROZEN's highly-anticipated Broadway debut, a new musical based on Disney's animated blockbuster film will open at the Hyperion Theater at Disney California Adventure Park on May 27, 2016. You can catch a sneak peek of the recording session with the show's musicians now by watching the video below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of HAMILTON 'Go Crazy' in Moving Tribute to Late Artist PrinceVIDEO: Cast of HAMILTON 'Go Crazy' in Moving Tribute to Late Artist Prince
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 22, 2016

Following the Wednesday evening performance of HAMILTON, the cast remained on stage to pay tribute to the late recording artist Prince, who passed away yesterday at the age of 57. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'STAGE TUBE: The Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Pays Tribute to Prince with Stunning Rendition of 'Purple Rain'
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 21, 2016

Following tonight's performance of The Color Purple, the musical's cast took an extended stay on stage in order to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Prince, who died earlier today at 57. Led by stars Jennifer Hudson, a friend of the late artist, and Cynthia Erivo, the company performed a stunning rendition of Prince's beloved song 'Purple Rain.' You can watch the emotional tribute in its entirety below. (more...)

BWW Audio Exclusive: Ramin Karimloo Sings from AN AMERICAN VICTORY Album!BWW Audio Exclusive: Ramin Karimloo Sings from AN AMERICAN VICTORY Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2016

Broadway Records announced today the official release of An American Victory: A New Musical. The studio cast recording is now available for pre-order at http://www.broadwayrecords.com and Amazon, and will be available on iTunes and other retailers on April 22, 2016. Featuring an all-star cast headlined by Ashley Brown, Adam Jacobs, John Owen-Jones, Ramin Karimloo, Hugh Panaro and Aaron Tveit, this sweeping, epic album features twenty-one songs from the musical written by new composer Louis R. Bucalo. An American Victory is set in 1801, as America experiences brutal attacks on its ships by government sponsored pirates, whose extortion demands have grown to reach twenty percent of the entire government's budget. Based on actual historical events, An American Victory tells the story of an audacious act of defiance against organized terror that forever changes the lives of all those caught in the swirling struggle, and the path of a nation. Below, we are excited to bring you an exclusive track from the album- 'All I Am,' performed by Ramin Karimloo. (more...)

BWW TV: She's Back! Heather Headley is Headin' Back to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLEBWW TV: She's Back! Heather Headley is Headin' Back to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2016

Below, watch as she tells us all about how she's preparing for her big Broadway return! (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Recalls Her Disney Cruise Days with Performance of 'Circle of Life'VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Recalls Her Disney Cruise Days with Performance of 'Circle of Life'
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Jennifer Hudson stopped by last night's DAILY SHOW to talk about taking on powerful female roles in the Broadway musical The Color Purple and in the upcoming Clarence Thomas TV biopic CONFIRMATION. (more...)

VIDEO: Idols Unite! Jennifer Hudson & Fantasia Perform on AMERICAN IDOL Series FinaleVIDEO: Idols Unite! Jennifer Hudson & Fantasia Perform on AMERICAN IDOL Series Finale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL, the 'original Three Divas': Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino, and LaToya London, reunited for an incredible performance of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' and 'Remember The Music.' (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Cynthia Erivo Channel Barbra Streisand as Yentl in 'A Piece Of Sky' at MISCAST!BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Cynthia Erivo Channel Barbra Streisand as Yentl in 'A Piece Of Sky' at MISCAST!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive video of one of the evening's most jaw-dropping performances from one of Broadway's newest superstars. Watch as The Color Purple's Cynthia Erivo performs 'A Piece of Sky' from YENTL. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Sing Public Domain Songs on LATE LATE SHOWVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Sing Public Domain Songs on LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, lacking a budget for licensed music, James and guest Jennifer Hudson duet on some popular tunes that don't carry a price tag. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Renee Elise Goldsberry Welcomes Hillary Clinton to Harlem With The National AnthemSTAGE TUBE: Renee Elise Goldsberry Welcomes Hillary Clinton to Harlem With The National Anthem
by Stage Tube - Apr 3, 2016

HAMILTON star and Grammy Winner Renee Elise Goldsberry welcomed Hillary Clinton to Harlem earlier this week with an incredible rendition of The National Anthem. Check out the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere Pays Tribute to Late Mother at Hometown ReceptionSTAGE TUBE: THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere Pays Tribute to Late Mother at Hometown Reception
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2016

Following her introduction, Compere performed a touching tribute to her late mother. You can watch her full performance below. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jay Armstrong Johnson Performs Swanky 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' at BROADWAY BACKWARDSSTAGE TUBE: Jay Armstrong Johnson Performs Swanky 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' at BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2016

At the 2016 edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS, Jay Armstrong Johnson let his inner Marilyn Monroe fly in a glittery rendition of 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend' from GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES. Click below to watch the full performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Danielle Brooks Belts Out KINKY BOOTS Hit at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!STAGE TUBE: Danielle Brooks Belts Out KINKY BOOTS Hit at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2016

Watch below as The Color Purple's Danielle Brooks brought the first act to a close with her heart-wrenching rendition of "Hold Me in Your Heart," from the Tony Award-winning smash hit Kinky Boots, the longtime resident at the Hirschfeld.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Chita Rivera Croons 'All I Care About Is Love' at BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDSSTAGE TUBE: Chita Rivera Croons 'All I Care About Is Love' at BC/EFA's BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2016

At the 2016 edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS, Broadway legend Chita Rivera brought her own brand of 'razzle-dazzle' to Kander and Ebb's 'All I Care About is Love' from CHICAGO. The actress delivered an unforgettable take on swarmy lawyer Billy Flynn, surrounded by a bevy of feathery beauties, many from the original 1996 CHICAGO revival cast, including Nili Bassman, Mindy Cooper, Mamie Duncan-Gibbs, Gabriela Garcia, Mary Ann Lamb, Dana Moore and Solange Sandy. Click below to watch the full number! (more...)

VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Talks THE COLOR PURPLE: 'Every Moment is Exciting for Me'
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

Danielle Brooks stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT and explained how her Broadway musical inspired her to pursue acting. (more...)

BWW TV: Telly Leung, Chita Rivera, Tony Yazbeck, Danielle Brooks & More Switch Things Up at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!BWW TV: Telly Leung, Chita Rivera, Tony Yazbeck, Danielle Brooks & More Switch Things Up at BROADWAY BACKWARDS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2016

The sold-out audience at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre was dazzled Monday, March 21, 2016, by this year's stirring edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS. The annual celebration, where men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa offering this audience the chance to see LGBT stories told through the great songs of musical theatre, set a new fundraising record. The evening raised an incredible $480,287 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. broadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and we're taking you backstage with the stars below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks and More Belt for BC/EFA at BROADWAY BACKWARDS - Watch Highlights!STAGE TUBE: Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks and More Belt for BC/EFA at BROADWAY BACKWARDS - Watch Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2016

The sold-out audience at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre was dazzled Monday, March 21, 2016, by this year's stirring edition of BROADWAY BACKWARDS. The annual celebration, where men sing songs originally written for women and vice versa offering this audience the chance to see LGBT stories told through the great songs of musical theatre, set a new fundraising record. The evening raised an incredible $480,287 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. BroadwayWorld has highlights, featuring performers Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera, Danielle Brooks and more, below! (more...)

BWW TV: Push Da (Play) Button! THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Gathers to Listen to Their New Cast Album!BWW TV: Push Da (Play) Button! THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Gathers to Listen to Their New Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2016

The Color Purple recently recorded its official cast album, which will be released by Broadway Records on February 19 and can be pre-ordered at Amazon.com and atwww.BroadwayRecords.com. Directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, the production stars Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, and Danielle Brooks- all making their Broadway debuts. The company just got together for a listening party and BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate. Check out highlights from the special night below! (more...)

VIDEO: Fantasia & IDOL's La'Porsha Knock It Outta the Park with 'Summertime' DuetVIDEO: Fantasia & IDOL's La'Porsha Knock It Outta the Park with 'Summertime' Duet
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

On last night's AMERICAN IDOL, contestant La'Porsha Renae poured her emotions into her duet Fantasia Barrino for a performance of the Ella Fitzgerald classic 'Summertime.' (more...)

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