The Color Purple

Performance Dates

A teenage Celie is torn from her beloved sister and forced into an abusive marriage. Over the next forty years, while Celie encounters repression, despair and heartbreak, she also discovers hope in a group of friends who inspire her to find her voice, discover her beauty and change her life.

Nominated for 11 Tony Awards® and featuring a soaring score of jazz, gospel, blues and ragtime, The Color Purple brilliantly illuminates the lives of Southern Black women in breathtaking scope.

“An exuberant celebration of community and female empowerment.”

Production Information

Show Type
Approximate Running Time
155 minutes

Creative Team

Set Designer
Costume Designer
Choreographer for musicals
Musical Director
Sound Designer
Book Writer
Lighting Designer
Hair, Wig & Makeup Designer
Fight Choreographer
Intimacy Choreographer
Intimacy Choreographer
Adapted From
the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture