The ticket price is worth it for Cynthia Erivo alone. Her performance as Celie will go down in Broadway history. "Nails it" doesn't even begin to describe it. There are some rousing musical numbers and many theater fans think this production is monumental in it's sparseness. Check out this television performance of the show below and see this show before January 8th, which is Cynthia Erivo's 30th birthday and the last performance of the Broadway run.
The Broadway musical recorded on film for optimal couch viewing!