Danielle Brooks of ‘Orange Is the New Black’ to star on Broadway with Jennifer Hudson

“Orange Is The New Black” star Danielle Brooks, aka “Taystee” will make her Broadway debut as Sofia in the upcoming Broadway musical revival of “The Color Purple.” A graduate of the Juilliard School, Brooks joins the previously announced Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo in the critically acclaimed staging from London’s Menier Chocolate Factory.

Jennifer Hudson to make long-awaited Broadway debut

It’s official — Jennifer Hudson is heading to Broadway. For months now, rumors have circulated that the Oscar and Grammy winner will make her big debut in the John Doyle revival of “The Color Purple.” However, she won’t be playing who you expected. Although The New York Post mistakenly reported that Hudson will take on […]