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Cast members from the Tony-nominated revival of The Color Purple made their way to The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Thursday evening for Broadway Sessions. It became clear pretty darn quick that we were no longer in a theater- we were at CHURCH! These cats can sing like nobody's business. And that's just what they did. They SANG!!! Cast members Rema Webb, Antoine L. Smith, J. Daughtry, Adrianna Hicks, Bre Jackson, Phoenix Best, Akron Watson and Carla R. Stewart were greeted with standing ovation after standing ovation. The cast also shared insights into their audition experiences, told us their favorite "audience reactions", played a round of "The Color Purple Pyramid" and joined their voices together for an unforgettable group performance of the show's 11 o'clock number, "I'm Here."

Rising Stars Gina Santatre and DJ Buciarelli showed they deserve to be on the "must watch list".

Join us at Broadway Sessions this coming Thursday, June 9th with Tony winner Daisy Eagan and more.BROADWAY SESSIONS takes place every Thursday evening at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside The West Bank Cafe, located at 407 West 42nd Street (corner of 42nd Street and 9th Avenue). Reservations strongly recommended at 212-695-6909. Doors open at 10pm for pre-show open mic. Showtime at 11. $5 drink specials all night. $10 cover includes a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. For more information, visit You can follow BROADWAY SESSIONS on Twitter and Instagram, @bwaysessions.

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