Jennifer Hudson to Play Shug Avery in ‘Color Purple’ Revival

*Jennifer Hudson is about to shake her shimmy on Broadway. The Oscar winning actress is will star as Shug Avery in a revival of The Color Purple, producers Scott Sanders, Roy Furman, and Oprah Winfrey announced today. The role was played by Margaret Avery in the film and Elisabeth Withers-Mendes in the original Broadway production. […]

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