You know the love is real when you can’t help but thank God with song…
The cast of The Color Purple were in that moment after the final curtain call of the stage play. They sang Richard Smallwood’s “Total Praise,” and did it so much justice; you could literally feel their words. Off the video alone! Can you imagine the chill of the echoed theater?
Before shouting out their special guests of Clintons (yep, Hillary came through), they broke out into the most churchiest song as a part of their closing statement about the importance of love. God shows us the most love, so this made total sense.
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The Color Purple Opened On Broadway, And We Feel Like We Went To Church And Got A Good Word
1. Danielle Brooks during curtain callSource: 1 of 13
2. Jennifer Hudson during curtain callSource: 2 of 13
3. Cynthia Erivo and Joaquina KalukangoSource: 3 of 13
4. Jennifer HudsonSource: 4 of 13
5. Danielle Brooks and Uzo AdubaSource: 5 of 13
6. Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo and Danielle BrooksSource: 6 of 13
7. Samira Wiley and Gabrielle SidibeSource: 7 of 13
8. Jennifer Hudson (who plays the role of ‘Shug’ and Margaret Avery (who played the role of ‘Shug Avery’ in the film)Source: 8 of 13
9. (L-R) David Otunga Jr, Jennifer Hudson, Nephew of Jennifer Hudson and David OtungaSource: 9 of 13
10. ‘Orange is The New Black’ cast Laverne Cox, Selenis Leyva, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks, Adrienne Moore, Uzo Aduba, and Lea DeLariaSource: 10 of 13
11. Samira Wiley, Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba and Yael StoneSource: 11 of 13
12. Laverne Cox and Danielle BrooksSource: 12 of 13
13. Danielle BrooksSource: 13 of 13
‘The Color Purple’ Cast Closes Out Final Show Singing “Total Praise” [VIDEO] was originally published on praisebaltimore.com