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The Color Purple
The Color Purple musical adaptation features awe-inspiring soul, gospel, jazz, and blues vocals underpinned by raw dialogue and a masterful plot. It is a triumphant, uplifting piece of art that reaffirms some fundamental truths: that Black is beautiful, that women are powerful, and that love is love.
The Color Purple is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story.
1 Pulitzer Prize. 1 National Book Award. 11 Academy Award nominations. 4 Golden Globe nominations. 3 Tony Awards. The Color Purple is a triumphant, inspiring piece of art that reaffirms some fundamental truths: that Black is beautiful, that women are powerful, and that love is love.
Approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes with one 15-minute intermission