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Here's A First Look At Jennifer Hudson Singing In "The Color Purple"

Check out this exclusive clip of the Grammy and Oscar winner signing "Too Beautiful For Words" for her upcoming Broadway debut.

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Jennifer Hudson, American Idol alum, Grammy winner, Oscar winner, and all-around amazing singer, is finally making her long-awaited Broadway debut this fall in The Color Purple as Shug Avery.

I think nerves are important when you're trying something new. More than anything, I'm ready for the journey. I'm ready to get to New York and work hard. I'm ready to create something with a special group of people. The feeling of butterflies that comes with it, that's empowering and it's something I will use every night on the stage to share Shug's story with the audience.
It has been a lifelong dream of mine to not only perform on Broadway but to join such an incredible community of artists and creators. Having the opportunity to make my debut with such a culturally relevant work of art is beyond exciting, it's a true honor. Furthermore to work with this talented cast and the brilliant John Doyle will, without a doubt, be one of the most memorable experiences of my life. I've always seen a bit of myself in Shug Avery. She has a big heart and feels what she feels without hesitation. I admire her depth of love and her ability to see past fear with courage and bravery. She is a force.

Check out J. Hud's incredible rendition of "Too Beautiful For Words," which will probably give you chills.

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You can get tickets for The Color Purple starting today and download J. Hud's full performance of "Too Beautiful For Words" here.

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