The Color Purple


October 8 - 23, 2021

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday @ 7pm
Sunday @ 2pm

Book by Marsha Norman
Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, & Stephen Bray

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This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story.

With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life. It premiered at the Alliance Theatre Company in Atlanta, Georgia and opened on Broadway on November 1, 2005, where it was nominated for eleven 2006 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score. The London off-West End production moved to Broadway in 2015, winning the Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical. (TRW)


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Celie - Bridgette Michelle Ludlow

Nettie - Kendra Randle

Mister - Troy T. Thomas

Harpo - Brenton Anderson

Sofia - Rachel Bibbs

Shug Avery - AshLee Baskin

Church Ladies - Rayana Bibbs, Tiffany Gilliam, Alexandria Warfield

Preacher - Jonathan Studdard

Soloist - Vivian Husband

Adam - Isaiah Moore

Olivia - Jocylon Evans

Squeak - Miata McMichel

Grady - Bradley Lowe


Rayanna Bibbs
Ervin Gainer
Vivian Husband
Miata McMichel
Kipp Morgan
Alexandria Warfield

Roleen Demmings
Tiffany Gilliam
Bradley Lowe
Kelly Mills
Dante Murray

Jocylon Evans
Cameron Hicks
DaSean McLucas
Isaiah Moore
Jonathan Studdard

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