Purple's Hall Among Top 16 "American Idol" Finalists

News   Purple's Hall Among Top 16 "American Idol" Finalists Todrick C. Hall, seen on Broadway in The Color Purple, is now among the Top 16 finalists in the new season of "American Idol."
Todrick C. Hall
Todrick C. Hall

Four contestants were eliminated during the live March 4 broadcast of the country's biggest singing competition. Hall is one of 16 who now advances to the next round. The singing actor once shared the Broadway stage with an "Idol" winner, Fantasia Barrino, who spent several months in The Color Purple.

Among the many "American Idol" finalists and/or winners who have appeared on Broadway are Diana DeGarmo (headed back to Broadway in Hair), Tamyra Gray, Constantine Maroulis (on Broadway in Rock of Ages), Frenchie Davis, Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks.

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