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78 "My Obsession: THE COLOR PURPLE (w/ Antoine L. Smith)"

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78 "My Obsession: THE COLOR PURPLE (w/ Antoine L. Smith)"

"It's so different when you're doing a show that you can relate to in such a deep, deep, deep way." Broadway powerhouse Antoine L. Smith (CAROUSEL, MISS SAIGON, THE COLOR PURPLE) comes on the Breakdown discuss with Matt his obsession with the Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE.

1 h 20 mins
6/6/20

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"It's so different when you're doing a show that you can relate to in such a deep, deep, deep way." Broadway powerhouse Antoine L. Smith (CAROUSEL, MISS SAIGON, THE COLOR PURPLE) comes on the Breakdown discuss with Matt his obsession with the Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Having been in the production, Antoine shares the show’s creative process, why the 80’s movie version received backlash, and the distinctions between each award-winning actress who played Shug Avery. WHILE YOU LISTEN: Take the time to visit the following websites this week as allies of the Black Lives Matter movement: semicolonchi.com, transgenderlawcenter.org/programs, bwayforblm.org. Support, Donate, Educate.

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