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‘The Color Purple’ Just Opened On Broadway, And We Feel Like We Went To Church And Got A Good Word  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Danielle Brooks during curtain call

Danielle Brooks during curtain call

‘Orange Is The New Black’ star Danielle Brooks and singer Jennifer Hudson had their first Broadway curtain call in front of a standing ovation. The moving play brought everyone to tears. See the rest of the pics from the play, red carpet, and post-party.

2. Jennifer Hudson during curtain call

Jennifer Hudson during curtain call

3. Cynthia Erivo and Joaquina Kalukango

Cynthia Erivo and Joaquina Kalukango

4. Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson

5. Danielle Brooks and Uzo Aduba

Danielle Brooks and Uzo Aduba

6. Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks

Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks

7. Samira Wiley and Gabrielle Sidibe

Samira Wiley and Gabrielle Sidibe

8. Jennifer Hudson (who plays the role of ‘Shug’ and Margaret Avery (who played the role of ‘Shug Avery’ in the film)

Jennifer Hudson (who plays the role of ‘Shug’ and Margaret Avery (who played the role of ‘Shug Avery’ in the film)

9. (L-R) David Otunga Jr, Jennifer Hudson, Nephew of Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga

(L-R) David Otunga Jr, Jennifer Hudson, Nephew of Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga

10. ‘Orange is The New Black’ cast Laverne Cox, Selenis Leyva, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks, Adrienne Moore, Uzo Aduba, and Lea DeLaria

‘Orange is The New Black’ cast Laverne Cox, Selenis Leyva, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks, Adrienne Moore, Uzo Aduba, and Lea DeLaria

11. Samira Wiley, Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba and Yael Stone

Samira Wiley, Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba and Yael Stone

12. Laverne Cox and Danielle Brooks

Laverne Cox and Danielle Brooks

13. Danielle Brooks

Danielle Brooks