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This edition: Celebrate the Legacy of "The Color Purple"

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Episode Details

Original tape date: October 29, 2015.

First aired: November 20, 2015.

Don’t miss this exciting conversation with musical performances from the new Broadway production of “The Color Purple.” Hear Alice Walker, author of the 1982 Pulitzer Prize–winning novel; Tony Award winner John Doyle, who re–envisioned the new, critically acclaimed musical; and two of its stars – Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson, and from the hit London production, British stage star Cynthia Erivo, both making their Broadway debuts. Moderated by New York Times theater reporter Michael Paulson. Taped Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at the John L Tishman Auditorium, The New School.

Guest List

John Doyle Director, “The Color Purple”

Cynthia Erivo “The Color Purple”

Jennifer Hudson “The Color Purple”

Michael Paulson Theater Reporter, The New York Times