The Color Purple

My ultimate showtune playlist: Cynthia Erivo
By Ben Hewis · 14 Feb 2014

If you could only ever listen to five showtunes again, what would they be?

Spotlight on: The Autograph Best Original Music Award
By Ben Hewis · 17 Dec 2013

As part of a new series, we take a closer look at some of the WhatsOnStage Awards categories, starting with the Autograph Best Original Music Award.

Quote/Unquote: 15 great lines we've heard at the theatre recently
By Editorial Staff · 16 Aug 2013
In the first of a regular new feature, we round up some great lines we've heard at recent shows, in the West End and further afield. Click the play titles below the quotes for more info and to buy tickets. Got any to add? Tell us in the comments or on Twitter using #wosquote
Michael Coveney: Black theatre explosion and high summer lift-off
By Michael Coveney · 17 Jul 2013
I cannot remember a time when there were four such amazing and powerful "black theatre" shows readily available to London theatregoers in one single summer. It's almost enough to make you fold ...
Review Round-Up: Mixed bag for Color Purple at the Chocolate Factory
By Editorial Staff · 16 Jul 2013
The Menier Chocolate Factory's production of The Color Purple opened last night (15 July 2013). The musical, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, stars Cynthia Erivo and Nicola Hughes and runs until 14 September 2013
The Color Purple
By Michael Coveney · 16 Jul 2013
The Menier Chocolate Factory's revival of the Broadway musical based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel proves another hit for the Southwark powerhouse
Opening: Menier's Color Purple, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo and Josephine & I
By Editorial Staff · 15 Jul 2013
Among this week's major London theatre openings, in the West End and further afield, are The Color Purple at the Menier, Chiwetel Ejiofor in A Season in the Congo, Cush Jumbo's Josephine & I, and more:
Cast: John Owen-Jones joins Momentous Musicals, full Color Purple
By Theo Bosanquet · 6 Jun 2013
John Owen-Jones, West End's longest serving Phantom, will join the previously announced cast of Momentous Musicals as a special guest star for the show's dates at New Wimbledon ...