Who Should Play Mister in the Broadway Revival of The Color Purple?

Polls   Who Should Play Mister in the Broadway Revival of The Color Purple?
 
Following the recent casting announcements of Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks and Cynthia Erivo in the upcoming Broadway production of The Color Purple, Playbill.com took to social media to see which performer readers would most like to see in the role of Mister. The production begins previews Nov. 9 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
Kingsley Leggs as Mister in the original Broadway production of <i>The Color Purple</i>
Kingsley Leggs as Mister in the original Broadway production of The Color Purple Photo by Paul Kolnik

Norm Lewis

Andrew Agnew: Norm Lewis

John B. DeHaas: Norm Lewis…

Norm Lewis
Norm Lewis Photo by Monica Simoes

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Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis recently starred in the title role of Broadway's long-running production of The Phantom of the Opera, marking the first occasion that the role had been played in New York by an African-American performer. Other Broadway credits include The Wild Party, Side Show, Les Misérables and Porgy and Bess, the latter alongside Audra McDonald, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. He has also starred as King Triton in Broadway's Little Mermaid.

 

Dulé Hill 

Actor, singer and dancer Dule Hill has been featured on Broadway in After Midnight, Stick Fly and Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk, but is perhaps best known for his long-running role as presidential aide Charlie Young on "The West Wing." Hill is currently filming for another series, HBO newcomer "Ballers," starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

David St. Louis 

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