Best known for her role in the Broadway revival of “The Color Purple,” Cynthia Erivo is a Tony- and Grammy-winning performer.
Cynthia Erivo made her Broadway debut as Celie in The Color Purple — a role that earned her Tony and Grammy Awards. Erivo has performed for the annual Kennedy Center Honors and been featured on stage in Sister Act as well as A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Most recently, Erivo teamed up with John Legend at the 2017 Grammy Awards to perform the Beach Boys’ song, “God Only Knows.”
The actress stars with Viola Davis in the upcoming Steve McQueen film Widows, and as Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet.