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Photo Flash: THE COLOR PURPLE Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle celebrated opening night last night! Check out the photos below.

The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks as Celie, Carla R. Stewart as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere as Sofia.

They are joined by Gavin Gregory as Mister, N'Jameh Camara as Nettie, Jay Donnell as Harpo, along with Darnell Abraham, Amar Atkins, Kyle E. Baird, Angela Birchett, Erica Durham, Bianca Horn, Jamal James, Mekhai Lee, Gabrielle Reid, C.E. Smith, Will T. Travis, Nyla Watson, J.D. Webster, Brit West and Nikisha Williams.

The Color Purple will run at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ) through October 21, 2018. Major support for The Color Purple is provided by the PSEG Foundation. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2018-2019 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $34. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Groups of 10 or more may receive up to a 40% discount on tickets and should call 973.315.1680. Season subscriptions are on sale now and are available by calling 973.379.3717. Students may order $23-$28 rush tickets over the phone or in person at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office on the day of the performance.

Photo Credit: Jerry Dalia

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