Jennifer Hudson takes on Broadway — and a queer literary icon — in The Color Purple.
Billy Porter will give his final performance as Lola on Nov. 20.
It was one of the first all-black shows on Broadway, a huge hit at the time, and previews of the revival begin March 14, 2016.
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The series follows Takei as he takes his autobiographical musical, Allegiance to Broadway.
NBC Entertainment and Universal Pictures want to create a full stage show of the so-ambitious-it's-impossible-to-sing musical
The actress stripped down to a corset for this year's fundraiser
As 25 years of Broadway Bares proves: No one is more daring than a Broadway dancer.
Co-stars Jennifer Hudson and newcomer Cynthia Erivo will also make their Broadway debut.
Director Christopher Wheeldon and star Robert Fairchild discuss their hit new musical An American in Paris, its famous film forbearer, and the legacy of Gene Kelly.