ISAIAH JOHNSON, JOAQUINA KALUKANGO and KYLE SCATLIFFE
Join The Company of The Upcoming Broadway Production of
THE COLOR PURPLE
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TRIO JOINS PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED STARS
JENNIFER HUDSON, CYNTHIA ERIVO, and DANIELLE BROOKS
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Additional principal casting for this fall’s highly anticipated production of THE COLOR PURPLE, directed by Tony Award winner John Doyle, has been confirmed.
ISAIAH JOHNSON (The Merchant of Venice, Peter and the Starcatcher) will play the role of ‘Mister;’ JOAQUINA KALUKANGO (Encores! Wild Party, Holler If Ya Hear Me) will appear as ‘Nettie;’ and KYLE SCATLIFFE (Les Misérables) will take on the role of ‘Harpo’ opposite the previously announced JENNIFER HUDSON, CYNTHIA ERIVO, and DANIELLE BROOKS in this acclaimed staging from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory. CYNTHIA ERIVO is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance of this production.
THE COLOR PURPLE will begin preview performances on Tuesday, November 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street) and will officially open on Thursday, December 10.
THE COLOR PURPLE is produced by Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, Tom Siracusa, Caiola Productions, James Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Darren Bagert, Candy Spelling, Adam Zotovich, Eric Falkenstein/Morris Berchard, Just For Laughs Theatricals/Tanya Link Productions, Jam Theatricals, Adam S. Gordon, Independent Presenters Network