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A Day With The Color Purple's Sofia, Danielle Brooks

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TheaterMania spent a day at The Color Purple, going behind the scenes with one of its indomitable stars, Danielle Brooks. Best known as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson in the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, Brooks now makes her Broadway debut as Sofia in John Doyle's revival production. Watch as Brooks gives us a backstage tour of her new home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, running into a few of her Purple castmates along the way.