Alice Walker sings at SpeakEasy Stage.
Opened Jan 10, 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture, The Color Purple is an unforgettable story of hope and a testament to the healing power of love. This sweeping saga tells the story of Celie, a young African American woman who overcomes tremendous odds to find her unique place in the world. Set to a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues, this inspiring show earned an impressive 11 Tony Award nominations during its Broadway run.
Featuring: Anich D'Jae; Jared Dixon; Crystin Gilmore; Lovely Hoffman; Valerie Houston; David Jiles, Jr.; Maurice Emmanuel Parent; and Aubin Wise
Directed by Paul Daigneault Musical Direction by Nicholas James Connell Choreograhy by Christian Bufford