'The Color Purple,' though, has one thing that 'Fiddler on the Roof 'does not have: a famous pop singer. And, least we forget, Danielle Brooks (i.e. "Taystee" from 'Orange is the New Black').
Remember that Jennifer Hudson number on the Tony Awards a few months back? This is that show.
Jennifer Hudson, Zeta-Jones to sing in Oscars musical tribute