The Broadway revival of The Color Purple is a pared-down production first seen at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, directed and designed by John Doyle. Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks head the cast of the musical based on the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning novel by Alice Walker and the subsequent Steven Spielberg film. Book is by Marsha Norman. Music and lyrics are by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. See show details.