But most impressive is the chemistry between the principal characters Rex and Eba.
She reprised the role in the films 2008 and 2010.
The musical ran at La Jolla from February 15 through March 27, 2011, with Thompson in the role of Sheryl Hoover.
The antics follow as Rex tries to get Eba to sleep with him.
She is an award-winning Broadway star.
Likewise the film as a whole seems pretty lovable--which may be the highest compliment one can give any movie.
Cynthia gained nationwide attention for her role as Celie in the Broadway production of The Color Purple alongside.
She started drama classes aged 12 and graduated from Smith College, Massachusetts, in 1955 with a theatre and literature degree.