Essence reports that Danielle Brooks (Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson) has been cast in The Color Purple on Broadway as Sofia.
“That’s the biggest thing I took out of getting this role—finding your inner strength,” she said. “When you’re in a career where you hear so many ‘no’s,’ you have to figure that out. You have to find that inner strength within yourself. And that’s why [Sofia] means so much. She’s such a bold woman, such a goddess, such a stoic character, and I’m excited to take this journey.”
To read the full article, click the image above.