Fantasia starring in 'The Color Purple'

September 1, 2009 3:29:49 PM PDT
American Idol Fantasia is in Chicago for an encore of her acclaimed performance as Celie in "The Color Purple". The Oprah Winfrey production opens at the Arie Crown Theatre Wednesday night.

Fantasia will also be playing celie In the upcoming movie-musical version of the play.

"The Color Purple" plays at the Arie Crown Wednesday through Sunday.