With Fantasia Barrino's toplining stint in upcoming stage musical "After Midnight" now confirmed, producers have locked in the Broadway return of the only "American Idol" alum to drive box office to…
LONDON -- The tuner version of Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" will receive its European preem at London's Menier Chocolate Factory this summer in a new production helmed by John Doyle. Produced by…
J. Michael Riva, the prolific production designer whose credits spanned four decades of both commercial hits and prestige films including "A Few Good Men," "The Amazing Spider-Man," and, most…
Critics of Steven Spielberg's popular movie version of "The Color Purple" usually argue that the director filtered the novel's dark themes of violence, recovery and sexual complexity through a…
The musical version of Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" is slated for an early 2005 arrival on Broadway following a tryout run at a regional theater in fall 2004.
There are some great scenes and great performances in The Color Purple, but it is not a great film. Steven Spielberg's turn at 'serious' filmmaking is marred in more than one place by overblown…