The Color Purple
David Babani: 'British critics were less than generous to The Color Purple '
Artistic director of the Menier Chocolate Factory has expressed his joy at The Color Purple winning at the Tony Awards
Cynthia Erivo among victorious Brits at 2016 Drama Desk Awards
Shuffle Along and She Loves Me lead the winners with four gongs each
Cynthia Erivo, Mark Strong and Tom Scutt among Tony Award nominees
The winners will be revealed on Sunday 12 June
Michael Coveney: who on earth can play Dewey if Alex Brightman doesn't?
Critic Michael Coveney reports back from New York on School of Rock, Hamilton and Al Pacino
Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson perform 'The Color Purple'
The pair are set to star in the Broadway transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory production
First listen to Jennifer Hudson in The Color Purple
The Menier Chocolate Factory production opens in New York in November
Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson star in The Color Purple on Broadway
The Menier Chocolate Factory's production is transferring later this year