Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo
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Cynthia Erivo received a 2016 Tony Award for her Broadway debut as Celie in The Color Purple. European theater credits include The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Sister Act, I Can’t Sing!, Dessa Rose, Henry IV, Marine Parade, I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw The Sky, The Three Musketeers, The Princess of Spain and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In addition to her stage career, Erivo is a songwriter and wrote the song, "Fly Before You Fall," for the feature film Beyond the Lights.


The Color Purple Star Cynthia Erivo on Dating Aladdin, Falling for Heather Headley & Playing Whoopi Roles

The Color Purple Tony nominee Cynthia Erivo talks about hearing audience sniffles, texting with Jennifer Hudson, being a fitness fanatic and making her mum proud.

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