With a soul-raising, Grammy-winning score, infused with jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, witness an unforgettable saga of despair tempered by the healing and enduring power of love. Winner of several Tony Awards, most recently Best Revival of a Musical, chronicling the journey of an African-American woman in 1930s Georgia. Celie is cruelly treated by many, a shy and frightened woman whose life largely consists of eluding the brutal, treacherous men around her. Her journey of growth and maturity ultimately reveals an inner strength to prevail and triumph over adversity.
Producing artistic director Patrick A'Hearn is pleased to announce a brilliant cast starring Kanysha Williams as Celie, Kadejah One as Sofia, Nia Savoy as Shug Avery, Ashanti Symone Branch as Nettie, and Wendell Jordan as Mister. Our creative team is led by director Amy Jones and music director Garrett Jones.