PreViews - Dayna Jarae Dantzler Interview

PreViews - Dayna Jarae Dantzler Interview

Dayna Jarae Dantzler portrays Celie, the lead character in the national tour of "The Color Purple." PreViews writer Jennifer Pencek speaks with Dantzler about what she has learned from Whoopi Goldberg and LaChanze's portrayals of Celie in the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel's film and Broadway musical adaptations. Dantzler also talks about the universality of the show's story. An excerpt of "The Color Purple" enhances the interview. The song, from the original Broadway cast recording of the same name, is used with permission of Angel Records, copyright 2005.