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Based on the novel by Alice Walker and the Warner Brothers/Amblin Entertainment film

A teenager gives birth to two of her father's children and then is married off to a man who sought her sister. The man convinces the sisters' father to separate the two and makes sure they never communicate by intercepting letters between them. Abused and alone, the heroine struggles to find her identity and love.



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Photo Coverage: The Color Purple Listening PartyPhoto Coverage: The Color Purple Listening Party
by Ben Strothmann - January 12, 2006

LaChanze and other The Color Purple stars turned out to Angus McIndoe on January 10th to listen to a preview of the show's cast recording (more...)

BWW Video Show Preview: The Color PurpleBWW Video Show Preview: The Color Purple
by BWW News Desk - January 3, 2006

Highlights from The Color Purple can now be seen in BroadwayWorld.com's Video Show Previews! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night Party for The Color PurplePhoto Coverage: Opening Night Party for The Color Purple
by Walter McBride - December 3, 2005

The Color Purple, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd St.) on November 1st and opened on Thursday, December 1, 2005. BroadwayWorld was there to capture all the night'e excitement! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Color Purple Opening Night ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: The Color Purple Opening Night Arrivals
by Walter McBride - December 2, 2005

The Color Purple, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd St.) on November 1st and opened on Thursday, December 1, 2005. BroadwayWorld was there to capture all the night's excitement! (more...)

The Color Purple Opens Tonight, Dec. 1The Color Purple Opens Tonight, Dec. 1
by BWW News Desk - December 1, 2005

The Color Purple, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd St.) on November 1st and opens tonight, December 1st, 2005. (more...)

Oprah Becomes An Investor And Producer Of Broadway's The Color Purple
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2005

When the curtain rises this season on The Color Purple, theatergoers will see Oprah Winfrey's name above the title as producer. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Anika Ellis of 'Sweet Charity'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Anika Ellis of 'Sweet Charity'
by Adrienne Onofri - July 6, 2005

Anika's currently playing one of Charity's colleagues, and you may see her on another Broadway stage later this year in 'The Color Purple.' (more...)

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