Danielle Brooks of “Orange Is The New Black” Will Join the Cast of “The Color Purple” on Broadway [Details]
Orange is the New Black returns to Netflix on June 5, but cast member Danielle Brooks a.k.a. Taystee, has already lined up a new gig as she will be making her Broadway debut this fall in the revival of “The Color Purple”. She will play Sofia, the role made famous by Oprah Winfrey in the film, alongside Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery. Previews begin November 9 at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre and opening night is set for December 10.