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Alice Walker Pleads With Alicia Keys To Axe Israel Show

Author Alice Walker has called on singer Alicia Keys to cancel her upcoming Israel concert to protest the government's alleged mistreatment of Palestinians.The Color Purple writer has urged Keys, who is due to perform in...

Spielberg: 'I Was Shy About The Color Purple Sex Scenes'

Steven Spielberg received severe criticism for toning down lesbian scenes in The Color Purple because fans of Alice Walker's novel felt they should have been more explicit.The moviemaker admits he felt uncomfortable with the description...

Israel-based Journalists Condemn Warning On Coverage

The Foreign Press Association, a group representing the news media in Israel, has condemned the Israeli government's warning that it will punish journalists covering a 10-ship flotilla that is planning an attempt to defy the...

Destiny's Williams Joins Color Purple

Former DESTINY'S CHILD singer MICHELLE WILLIAMS has signed up to play blues singer SHUG AVERY in the Chicago, Illinois production of THE COLOR PURPLE musical. The BILLS BILLS BILLS performer, 26, will joins the stars...

Drowsy Chaperone Heads Up Tony Nominations

Broadway musical THE DROWSY CHAPERONE leads the nominations for next month's (JUN06) Tony Awards with 13 nods. The stage show directed by SPAMALOT choreographer CASEY NICHOLAW, which is based around a fan's love for a...

Winfrey To Produce Broadway Musical

US talk show host OPRAH WINFREY is branching out to produce a Broadway musical based on ALICE WALKER's critically acclaimed novel THE COLOR PURPLE. Winfrey starred alongside WHOOPI GOLDBERG in the 1985 film version...

The Color Purple Heads To Broadway

The musical adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning novel THE COLOR PURPLE has been such a smash hit in Atlanta, Georgia it's finally heading to Broadway, New York City. Director STEVEN SPIELBERG turned ALICE WALKER's critically-acclaimed...

The Color Purple Gets The Musical Touch

Beloved movie THE COLOR PURPLE is set to follow THE GRADUATE and HAIRSPRAY as the latest film to hit the Broadway, New York, stage. The film version of ALICE WALKER's PULITZER PRIZE-winning novel, which...

The Color Purple Heading For Broadway

A musical version of WHOOPI GOLDBERG's hit film THE COLOR PURPLE is set to arrive in Broadway in 2005. Producers on New York's theatre district have secured the rights to both ALICE WALKER's novel...

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