Jenner Hudson Heads to Broadway


Singer Jennifer Hudson is heading to Broadway, taking on the role of Shug Avery in the Oprah Winfrey produced revival of The Color Purple.

The John Doyle-helmed production will head to the Great White Way later this fall after having debuted at London’s Chocolate Factor back in 2013.

The original Broadway production starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Renee Elise and LaChanz, who won a Tony for her portrayal of Celie. Oprah Winfrey was also a part of that production team.

No word on who will take on the roles of Mister and Celie in the latest adaptation, but word has it producers are looking for more recognizable faces, hence the addition of Hudson.

For those of you more interested in Jennifer’s musical career, her JHUD album can now be downloaded via Amazon for only $5.99.

Get it while you can !


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