Oprah arrives on the red carpet

Curtains up! Oprah arrives on the celebrity-packed red carpet for opening night of the The Color Purple!
Oprah and David Letterman arrive on the red carpet

After Oprah made a guest appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, Dave personally escorted her down the street to the Broadway Theatre for the big premiere!
Gayle King on the red carpet

Gayle King works her way through the star-studded crowd that included Sidney Poitier, Cicely Tyson, Jerry Seinfeld, Jamie Foxx, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Donald Trump!
Alice Walker arrives for opening night

Author Alice Walker, whose rich and powerful storytelling made the night possible, arrives at the theater to see the musical transformation of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.