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


Cynthia Erivo (Celie), Nicola Hughes (Shug), Adebayo Bolaji (Harpo), Abiona Omonua (Nettie), Christopher Colquhoun, Sophia Nomvete, Marc Akinfolarin, Lakesha Cammock, Ashley Campbell, Keisha T Fraser, Ibinabo Jack, Leon Lopez, Gabriel Mokake, Sophia Nomvete, Neil Reidman, Jennifer Saayeng, Samantha-Antoinette Smith, Joe Speare


Book by: Alice Walker
Adapted by: Marsha Norman
Music(s): Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Lyrics(s): Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Producer: Menier Chocolate Factory (by arrangement with Scott Sanders and Roy Furman)
Director: John Doyle
Design: John Doyle
Sound: Gregory Clarke
Lighting: Jane Cox
Costume: Matthew Wright
Choreographer: Ann Yee
Musical Director: Tom Deering
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The Color Purple

The Color Purple (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T613504952. Details of all The Color Purple archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1413359603

Archive Listings

5 Jul 13
14 Sep 13
Menier Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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