The Color Purple
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
Jennifer Hudson to make Broadway debut in Menier's Color Purple
The Oscar and Grammy winner will play Shug Avery in the New York transfer
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The star of The Color Purple and I Can't Sing! on returning to classical theatre, choosing acting over shirt selling, and those Memphis rumours
Spotlight on: The Autograph Best Original Music Award
By Ben Hewis
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.