Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Enrivo Record Title Track to The Color Purple Broadway Production

the color purpleWhen The Color Purple makes its return to Broadway this fall, it will be doing so with an amazing array of talent.

Along with Jennifer Hudson, who will play the role of Shug Avery, we have Cynthia Enrivo, who wowed fans in the London production as Celie, and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) who will be taking on the role of Sofia.

Jennifer and Cynthia recently recorded a duet together of the play’s title track, which will be featured in the show when it begins previews on November 10, and then opens live at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 10.
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Jennifer Hudson is the New Face of Soho Jeans

Jennifer Hudson Endorses New Line of Jeans by New York & Company

SOHO JEANS JENNIFER HUDSONJennifer Hudson is the new face of New York & Company’s expanded line of Soho jeans.

The Oscar winning singer and actress announced her collaboration with the brand earlier today, telling WWD “What I love most about New York is the diversity. It’s a haven for individuality and I have always found that to be inspiring. That sort of energy affects me in all ways but especially when it comes to my style. New York & Company’s Soho Jeans Collection helps women the same way with a line that’s fashion forward, great fitting and comfortable for whatever their day may bring.”
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Jenner Hudson Heads to Broadway

JENNIFER HUDSON AS SHUG AVERY (140x140)

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.
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