Video: Watch Jennifer Holliday in The Color Purple

News   Watch Jennifer Holliday in The Color Purple
The Dreamgirls Tony winner currently stars as Shug Avery in the acclaimed revival. Here’s your first look at her in performance.
Jennifer Holliday and company Matthew Murphy

Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday, the original star of Dreamgirls, returned to Broadway October 4 in the role of the sexy cabaret singer Shug Avery in the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

The production has just released footage of Holliday’s performance. Check it out below.

The revival will end its run January 8, 2017. Directed by John Doyle and starring Cynthia Erivo, who won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical, the revival opened December 10, 2015, and will have played 33 previews and 449 regular performances when it closes.

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