About the Show/Event
Information for The Color Purple - In Concert at Curve, Leicester (Musical). The 1930s-set family chronicle centres on black teenager Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life in racially divided southern America. The musical premiered in 2004, receiving its Broadway premiere in 2005 and going on to by nominated for ten Tony Awards. It ran until 2008 and has since been revived for several national US tours
Performers T'Shan Williams (Celie), KM Drew Boateng, Owen Chaponda, Perola Congo, Danielle Kassarate, Anelisa Lamola, Karen Mavundukure, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, Landi Oshinowo, Simon Anthony Rhoden, Jo Servi.
Book by Alice Walker. Adapted by Marsha Norman. Music Brenda Russell. Music Allee Willis. Music Stephen Bray. Lyrics Brenda Russell. Lyrics Allee Willis. Lyrics Stephen Bray. Director Tinuke Craig. Design Alex Lowde. Choreographer Mark Smith. Musical Director Alex Parker. Sound Tom Marshall. Director Kay Magson (CDG - casting director).