There is no cause to celebrate....Cap n Cotchipee owned everyone in the town where slavery and racism were rife. A young idealistic preacher named Purlie Victorious, wanted freedom for the townsfolk by building a symbol of hope and equality. So Purlie and the townspeople set about creating an elaborate scheme to reclaim their rights and that s when the story really begins to heat up...Performers Tee Jaye (Purlie), Joanna Francis (Lutibelle), Victoria Wilson James (Missy), David Menkin (Charlie Cotchipee), Miquel Brown (Idella), John Lyons (Cap'n Cotchipee), Irene M Forrester, Ife Kuku, Peter Svensson, Aaron Morgan, Craig Williams.
Book by Ozzie Davis. Book by Philip Rose. Author Peter Udell. Music Gary Geld. Lyrics Peter Udell. Producer Simon James Collier. Company Okai Collier Company (in association with The Bridewell). Director Omar F Okai. Director Steve Dula (music). Choreographer Mykal Rand. Director Golda Rosheuvel (assistant). Design Kate Bannister. Design Karl Swinyard. Lighting Flick Ansell.