Hairspray Live is on tonight, but is the trend for TV musicals running aground?
Sarah Crompton looks at the rising trend of staging musicals on TV
Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson lead Prince tribute at The Color Purple
The company performed a rendition of "Purple Rain" following the show last night
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The production will open at the Savoy Theatre later this year
Michael Coveney: who on earth can play Dewey if Alex Brightman doesn't?
Critic Michael Coveney reports back from New York on School of Rock, Hamilton and Al Pacino
Cynthia Erivo and Jennifer Hudson perform 'The Color Purple'
The pair are set to star in the Broadway transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory production
First listen to Jennifer Hudson in The Color Purple
The Menier Chocolate Factory production opens in New York in November