The Color Purple Videos


VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup TableVIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table
by Michael Dale - Aug 24, 2016

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. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo Sings Beyonce at #Ham4Ham!STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo Sings Beyonce at #Ham4Ham!
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2016

What happens when you mix Broadway's hottest new star with pop music's reigning queen? Something like what went down at #Ham4Ham today, as Rory O'Malley welcomed Tony winner Cynthia Erivo, who performed 'Sandcastles' from Beyonce's Lemonade.  Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Shows Her Gymnastic Skills On RingsVIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo Shows Her Gymnastic Skills On Rings
by Michael Dale - Aug 10, 2016

The Tony-winner not only excels on stage but in the gym as well. (more...)

BWW TV: From Coalhouse to Burr- Brandon Victor Dixon Is Ready for His HAMILTON Debut!BWW TV: From Coalhouse to Burr- Brandon Victor Dixon Is Ready for His HAMILTON Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2016

Last night he brought the Ellis Island audience to its feet with his performance as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in Ragtime, and now he is gearing up for a new role. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, just weeks after finishing his run in SHUFFLE ALONG, two-time Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will join the cast of HAMILTON as Aaron Burr later this month. How will his Burr compare to the rest? Watch below as he checked in with BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge about all things HAMILTON. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hear the Ticket-Buying Gospel From The Church Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLESTAGE TUBE: Hear the Ticket-Buying Gospel From The Church Ladies of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2016

The Color Purple has sent its gossipy Church Ladies out to spread the good news about the ins and outs of ticket purchasing. From navigating online sales to how to avoid scalpers, these ladies serve up the gospel for all your ticket-buying needs while employing some three part harmonies that would give the Schuyler Sisters a run for their money.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Look Who's Wearing the Pantsuit Now- THE COLOR PURPLE Tributes Hillary ClintonSTAGE TUBE: Look Who's Wearing the Pantsuit Now- THE COLOR PURPLE Tributes Hillary Clinton
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2016

The Color Purple + Hillary Clinton = the best thing you've watched all day. Click below to check out the musical's amazing tribute to the official Democratic Presidential nominee! (more...)

BWW TV: Laura Osnes & THE COLOR PURPLE Make Dreams Come True at MY CARNEGIE MOMENT!BWW TV: Laura Osnes & THE COLOR PURPLE Make Dreams Come True at MY CARNEGIE MOMENT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins (out in theatres on August 12) is the true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite (Streep) who obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer and perform on the Carnegie Hall stage - despite having a terrible voice. In the spirit of the movie, several aspiring singers were just given the opportunity to perform on the world's most famous stage for My Carnegie Moment. (more...)

BWW TV: BROADWAY SESSIONS Satisfies with Tributes to HAMILTON!BWW TV: BROADWAY SESSIONS Satisfies with Tributes to HAMILTON!
by Ben Cameron - Jul 11, 2016

Broadway's biggest hit said goodbye to some of it's biggest hitters this week. Hamilton bid adieu to Tony-winning star and writer Lin Manuel Miranda, Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo and 'The Bullet' herself, Ariana DeBose. That's a big change for the blockbuster and has, doubtless, left several Hamilton devotees heartbroken. We figured it'd be fitting to take a look back at some Sessions performances from the Tony-winning score that has wiggled its way into our heads and playlists and won't let go (nor do we want it to). Featuring The Color Purple's Akron Watson, Elf's Paul Ianiello, Avenue Q's Imari Hardon, country-fried acoustic trio Siren, new comer Ellis Dawson and Hamilton's own Angelia standby- Alysha Deslorieux. (more...)

BWW TV: THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Belts It Out in Bryant Park!BWW TV: THE COLOR PURPLE Cast Belts It Out in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 7, 2016

In attendance today was the cast of The Color Purple (Antoine L. Smith, Rema Webb, Phoenix Best, Akron Watson, Carrie Compere, Adrianna Hicks, Patrice Covington, Lawrence Clayton) who performed three songs from the show: 'Push Da Button,' 'Any Little Thing,' and 'The Color Purple.' Check out highlights below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with BCP's BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Helmed by Hunter FosterSTAGE TUBE: Backstage with BCP's BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, Helmed by Hunter Foster
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2016

Bucks County Playhouse's second production of the summer season, the high-energy Rock & Roll musical 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' directed by Tony nominee Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro. This show been seen by over 22 million people worldwide, and is hailed as the most successful rock musical of all time. 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' opened at Bucks County Playhouse (70 S. Main Street, New Hope, PA) on June 25 and will run through July 16. Click below to go behind the scenes with the company of BCP's show! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MAN OF LA MANCHA at The Marriott TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MAN OF LA MANCHA at The Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2016

Deemed one of the greatest musicals of all time and winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA rides into The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, running through August 14 with a press opening tomorrow, June 29 at 8 p.m. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

VIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Brings Maya Angelou Poem to Life in Short FilmVIDEO: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Brings Maya Angelou Poem to Life in Short Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Maya Angelou's poem, 'Phenomenal Woman,' is brought to life in a short film from actress Elizabeth Masucci, starring The Color Purple's Danielle Brooks. Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks THE COLOR PURPLE on 'Trevor Noah': 'There's a Wonderful Vibe in the Theater'VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo Talks THE COLOR PURPLE on 'Trevor Noah': 'There's a Wonderful Vibe in the Theater'
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo stopped by last night's DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH on Comedy Central to talk about starring in the highly emotional revival of Broadway's The Color Purple. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Purple Rain' in Tribute to Prince on 2016 BET AWARDSVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Performs 'Purple Rain' in Tribute to Prince on 2016 BET AWARDS
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2016

During last night's 2016 BET AWARDS, Jennifer Hudson joined an all-star roster of artists who paid tribut to the late singer Prince. Below, watch video from her moving performance of the Prince classic 'Purple Rain.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Broadway's Best Perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' on MAYA & MARTYSTAGE TUBE: Watch Preview of Broadway's Best Perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' on MAYA & MARTY
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2016

Broadway's top musical artists will appear on tonight's telecast of 'Maya & Marty' on NBC to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' an updated version of the classic Burt Bacharach/Hal David song that is helping to support the devastated LGBT community of Orlando, Fla. Check out a preview of their performance below! (more...)

VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Talks Tonys & THE COLOR PURPLE on 'Live'VIDEO: Oprah Winfrey Talks Tonys & THE COLOR PURPLE on 'Live'
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

On today's LIVE with Kelly, broadcasting icon Oprah Winfrey discussed presenting at this year's Tony Awards and Broadway's The Color Purple, which took home the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Broadway's Best in Rehearsal for Tonight's MAYA & MARTY PerformanceVIDEO: Sneak Peek at Broadway's Best in Rehearsal for Tonight's MAYA & MARTY Performance
by TV News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Broadway's top musical artists are set to appear on tonight's (June 21st) telecast of 'Maya & Marty' on NBC to perform 'What the World Needs Now Is Love,' an updated version of the classic Burt Bacharach/Hal David song that is helping to support the devastated LGBT community of Orlando, Fla. A slew of stage vets rehearsed the song earlier today, and Seth Rudetsky captured a sneak preview. (more...)

BWW TV: HAMILTON's Paul Tazewell Wins Tony for Best Costume Design of a MusicalBWW TV: HAMILTON's Paul Tazewell Wins Tony for Best Costume Design of a Musical
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2016

Paul Tazewell received the 2016 Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for Hamilton. Tazewell's other Broadway credits include Doctor Zhivago, Side Show, A Streetcar Named Desire, Magic/Bird, Jesus Christ Superstar, Memphis, The Miracle Worker, The Color Purple, In the Heights, On The Town, Caroline, or Change, Guys and Dolls, Drowning Crow, A Raisin in the Sun, Elaine Strich at Liberty, Def Poetry Jam, and Noise/Funk. Check out what he had to say on the honor below! (more...)

VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform on TONY AWARDSVIDEO: Cynthia Erivo & Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE Perform on TONY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

Cynthia Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple knocked it out of the park on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! (more...)

BWW TV: James Corden on Hosting the 2016 Tony Awards; Plus a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: James Corden on Hosting the 2016 Tony Awards; Plus a FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2016

The American Theatre Wing's 70th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony Award winner James Corden, air on the CBS Television Network on this Sunday, June 12, 2016 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City. In celebration of the big night, BroadwayWorld caught up with Corden at today's dress rehearsal, where he opened up about his plans as host, the show's opening number, and more. Plus, catch a sneak peek at the cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF rehearsing for their performance! (more...)

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