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)
Celie - Bridgette Michelle Ludlow
Nettie - Kendra Randle
Mister - Troy T. Thomas
Harpo - Brenton Anderson
Sofia - TBD
Shug Avery - AshLee Baskin
Church Ladies - Rayana Bibbs, Tiffany Gilliam, Alexandria Warfield
Preacher - Jonathan Studdard
Soloist - Vivian Husband
Adam - Isaiah Moore
Olivia - Rav’n Partee
Squeak - Miata McMichel
Grady - Bradley Lowe
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