Danielle Brooks is an Award-winning actress and singer whose immense talent and dedication to her craft continues to pave a way for diversity and inclusion on stage and on screen.
She currently stars in THE COLOR PURPLE, the Warner Bros. feature film adaption of the distinguished Broadway musical, directed by Blitz Bazawule and produced by Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. Brooks reprises her iconic role of ‘Sofia’, portraying another powerhouse, memorable performance that has garnered her Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award nominations for “Best Supporting Actress”.
Brooks first played Sofia when she made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning revival of THE COLOR PURPLE musical, for which she earned a Tony Award nomination, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award. She also received a Grammy Award and a Theatre World Award for “Significant Broadway Debut.”
Most recently, Brooks starred in August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway …