_Jennifer Hudson Will Star In A Broadway Play

Jennifer Hudson is teasing her Broadway debut with a number from The Color Purple. The singer-actress, who joins fellow Broadway newbies Danielle Brooks (Orange Is The New Black) as Sophia and Cynthia Erivo as Celie in the revival of The Color Purple, is featured in a new video for the show, in which she belts out the title song alongside her co-star. Watch the video after the jump!

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The Oprah Winfrey-produced show has a score by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, which combines jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. The musical is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the 1985 Steven Spielberg film that starred Whoopi Goldberg and Winfrey.

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The musical production will begin previews on Nov. 10 before its Dec. 10 opening at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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