The Color Purple: Cynthia Erivo wows critics in Broadway debut
11 December 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Cynthia Erivo previously played the role of Celie in a London production in 2013
A stripped-back Broadway revival of The Color Purple has earned rave reviews for British leading lady Cynthia Erivo.
Critics were unanimous in their praise for the “remarkable” actress as Celie in the adaptation of Alice Walker’s 1982 novel set in the American south.
Erivo previously played the part during a successful stint at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory in July 2013.
Her Broadway debut sees her opposite Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, who plays sensual lounge singer Shug …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment