West End stars reunited with the British Theatre Academy for a special fundraiser video.
Marisha Wallace, Wendy Mae Brown, Cavin Cornwall, Tyrone Huntley and Hugh Maynard have come together with The British Theatre Academy Ensemble to record a special version of the title song from ‘The Color Purple’.
This reunion video has been released to help raise donations for the British Theatre Academy who offer free and affordable theatre opportunities for young performers. Donations will provide free bursary places at The British Theatre Academy, with an emphasis on bursaries young artists from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, especially in cases where finance is a direct limitation to access to training.
The original concert production of The Color Purple took place at Cadogan Hall in 2017. It was produced by The British Theatre Academy and Tarento Productions, with direction by Danielle Tarento, musical direction by James Taylor, choreography by Mykal Rand and sound design by Andrew Johnson.