Jennifer Hudson To Star In “The Color Purple” On Broadway

 

28th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - ShowIt is now Jennifer Hudson’s turn to make her Broadway début!

The 33-year-old singer and actress will play Shug Avery in The Color Purple musical later this year.

Sources told the New York Post that co-producer, Oprah Winfrey, who also starred in the 1985 film adaptation of the musical, personally called Hudson to ask her to star in the show.

Hudson, who is an Oscar and Grammy winner says she wouldn’t mind adding an Emmy Award to her collection.

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