From left: Taprena Augustine (Shug Avery), Pam Trotter (Sofia) and Allison Semmes (Squeak) star in the musical The Color Purple.
From left: Taprena Augustine (Shug Avery), Pam Trotter (Sofia) and Allison Semmes (Squeak) star in the musical The Color Purple.
From left: Taprena Augustine (Shug Avery), Pam Trotter (Sofia) and Allison Semmes (Squeak) star in the musical The Color Purple.

'Color Purple': Actress has waited years for chance to play her dream role

September 09, 2010 10:21 AM