The Color Purple archiveThe 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


Joanna Francis (Shug Avery), Ako Mitchell (Mister), Simon-Anthony Rhoden (Harpo), Karen Mavundukure (Sofia), Danielle Fiamanya (Nettie), Delroy Brown (Pa), T'Shan Williams (Celie), Geoff Aymer, Owen Chaponda, Perola Congo, KM Drew Boateng, Danielle Kassarate, Anelisa Lamola, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy, Landi Oshinowo, Jo Servi


Book by: Alice Walker
Adapted by: Marsha Norman
Music(s): Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray, Alex Parker (musical supervision), Martin Higgins (orchestrations)
Lyrics(s): Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Producer(s): The Curve, Birmingham Hippodrome
Director(s): Tinuke Craig, Kay Magson (casting director)
Design(s): Alex Lowde, Cynthia De La Rosa (hair/make-up)
Costume: Alex Lowde
Choreographer: Mark Smith
Lighting: Joshua Pharo
Sound: Tom Marshall
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The Color Purple

The Color Purple (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T254970176. Details of all The Color Purple archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1413359603

Archive Listings

16 Jul 19
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Birmingham Hippodrome
West Midlands
28 Jun 19
13 Jul 19

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