The Color Purple Musical won big at the 2016 Tony Awards tonight.
The Broadway revival, based on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel, won a Tony for Best Revival of a Musical. The musical stars British-Nigerian actress Cynthia Erivo—who also won a Tony for Best Actress in a Musical—as Celie, Orange is the New Black star Danielle Brooks and Sofia, and singer Heather Headley as Shug Avery.
The cast took the stage to perform a rousing medley earlier in the evening. (Skip to 2:35)
Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Color Purple Musical.