About The Color Purple

The Color Purple, a Broadway musical with captivating lyrics and music composed by Pulitzer prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman, Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray, brims with creativity courtesy of Marsha Norman's enchanting book. This groundbreaking musical is a landmark musical, adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and Warner Bros./ Amblin Entertainment 's motion picture book by Marsha Norman. This show follows a family chronicle, follows Celie, a courageous African-American woman living in the southern United States between 1900 to 1950. With her unflinching spirit and tenacity for life, viewers are taken on her remarkable journey of resilience as she traverses through an era fraught with racism and oppression. The Color Purple road show was produced by Gary Griffin, and Scott Sanders alongside Quincy Jones, Roy Furman, and Oprah Winfrey. Choreography for this spectacular performance was created under the guidance of Donald Byrd with Linda Twine's musical direction leading it all. 

The legendary Broadway production featured the phenomenal talents of LaChanze lead actress Cynthia Erivo as Celie, Brandon Victor Dixon, Adebayo Bolaji, and Ahmed Hamad as Harpo, Felicia P. Fields and Anelisa Lamola shining in their role as Sofia with a love affair, Shug Avery players by and Elisabeth Withers-Mendes, Nicola Hughes and Bree Smith, Abiona Omonua as Nettie, Ako Mitchell as Mister, and Krisha Marcano as Squeak. The performance includes an array of dazzling strobe effects and the incorporation of haze, creating a captivating atmosphere. The show was lavished with eleven Tony Award nominations in 2006, and its Broadway revival presented by The roadshow at The Menier Chocolate Factory directed by John Doyle - which ran from late 2015 to early 2017- earned two Tony Awards: Most notably for Best Revival of a Musical. Also garnered the highly esteemed WhatsOnStage awards for 'Best Production'. Exclusively presented in a special collaboration with Theatrical Rights Worldwide an eagerly anticipated film adaptation of the world premiere is set to be released on December 20, 2023. 

Tinuke Craig helms with direction on the production, with Lakesha Arie Angelo serving as Revival Director and Alex Parker being Musical Supervisor. Martin Higgins orchestrates music for the performance, while Mark Smith choreographs every number and Alex Lowde and Joshua Pharo takes charge of Video Design. Tom Marshall is Sound Designer and Kay Magson CDG leads Casting duties; Ian Oakley presides over musical direction alongside Ricardo Pardo (Associate Designer) and Gail Parmel & Iona Waite (Associate Choreographers). The set design comes from Alex Lowde.Show location: Birmingham Hippodrome, The Ritz Theatre Company in Camden County, New Jersey, Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, Salford, The Lowry. Theater show rivals:  Mamma Mia, Legally Blonde, and Hairspray.

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