Barrino returns to ‘Color Purple’

'Idol' winner joins Washington, D.C. production

Fantasia Barrino will be back in “The Color Purple” this summer, this time joining the national tour for its five-week stint in Washington, D.C.

Barrino’s well-reviewed engagement in the Broadway incarnation of “Purple” pushed sales of the tuner through the roof, with the musical further benefiting from promotional pushes on both “American Idol” and on “Oprah.”

Barrino was the winner of the third season of “Idol.”

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