Watch Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Discuss Role in The Color Purple

News   Watch Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Discuss Role in The Color Purple The award-winning actress recently appeared on The Daily Show.
Cynthia Erivo in <i>The Color Purple</i>
Cynthia Erivo in The Color Purple Matthew Murphy

Cynthia Erivo, who won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her work in The Color Purple, recently made an appearance on The Daily Show.

The actress discussed the emotions that the musical revival brings out in the audience: “Sometimes it feels like a rock concert, sometimes it feels like church,” Erivo said. The singing actress also arm-wrestled with host Trevor Noah.

Watch the interview below:

The Color Purple plays the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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