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BWW Feature: MASH NOTE TO VIOLET at Cadence Theatre Company In Partnership With Virgi Photo BWW Feature: MASH NOTE TO VIOLET at Cadence Theatre Company In Partnership With Virginia Rep
by Susan Haubenstock - Jun 23, 2020

A spectacular small musical I adored, and a spectacular big one I missed.

1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World  Photo 1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World Goes Round
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

WORLD GOES ROUND, a supergroup which formed in the late 80s but whose recordings were never released, will be releasing a never-before-heard track titled 'Big House' on Viper Records on May 29.

BWW Interview: Andrew Malone of THE COLOR PURPLE at Ordway Center For Performing Arts Photo BWW Interview: Andrew Malone of THE COLOR PURPLE at Ordway Center For Performing Arts
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 13, 2020

While COVID-19 is keeping us from catching this award-winning musical at the Ordway this spring, read about 'Mister' Andrew Malone and listen to THE COLOR PURPLE soundtrack so you'll be ready for the rescheduled show in the future.

THE COLOR PURPLE Comes to Thrasher Horne Center in March Photo THE COLOR PURPLE Comes to Thrasher Horne Center in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Multi-Award winning Musical The Color Purple comes to the Broadway Orange Park season on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the Schuster Center in February Photo THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the Schuster Center in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020

Victoria Theatre Association has announced a Projects Unlimited Star Attractions Series presentation of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE, Feb. 14-15 at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, by calling 937-228-3630, (toll-free) 888-228-3630, or online at ticketcenterstage.com.

February Shows Announced At City Winery Photo February Shows Announced At City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

The February lineup of acts performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) has been announced. See full details below!

BWW Flashback: The Last 10 Cast Albums to Win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Photo BWW Flashback: The Last 10 Cast Albums to Win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 24, 2020

On Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards will name the newest Best Musical Theater Album based on cast recordings released in the previous year. This year, the nominees for the award includeAin't Too Proud: The Life And Times Of The Temptations, Hadestown, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, The Music Of Harry Potter And The Cursed Child - In Four Contemporary Suites and Oklahoma!. Before a new cast album takes home the title, look back on the 10 most recent cast recordings to win the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award!

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Shines Bright at The Washington Pavilion Photo BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Shines Bright at The Washington Pavilion
by Kaija Bonde - Jan 15, 2020

'I don't need you to love me, I don't need you to love. I've got...my sister, I can feel her now. She may not be here, but she's still mine.' So begins the profound anthem 'I'm Here', sung by Celie in the second act of The Color Purple, now playing at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls, SD. That one lyric sums up a lifetime of despair and pain while at the hands of the hard-hearted and merciless men she was forced to endure over the course of her life. In the end, Celie triumphs, but not without a long, emotional journey as she struggles to find her 'beautiful' self.

The North American Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the E.J. Thomas Hall in Februar Photo The North American Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the E.J. Thomas Hall in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

TROIKA Entertainment announced the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. The tour will visit more than 30 cities, including Akron, at E.J. Thomas Hall February 11 & 12 as part of the 19-20 Broadway in Akron Series. To purchase tickets, visit broadwayinakron.com, call 330-253-2488 or visit the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office. Group orders may be placed by calling 800-888-9941.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

State Theatre New Jersey presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival The Color Purple for four performances from January 30 to February 1, 2020. Tickets range from $40-$98.

THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Will Stop At The Washington Pavilion Photo THE COLOR PURPLE Tour Will Stop At The Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will be coming to the Washington Pavilion from January 14-16, 2020 for three performances.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Multi-Platinum Songwriter Allee Willis Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Multi-Platinum Songwriter Allee Willis
by Walter McBride - Dec 26, 2019

Flashback of some of Allee Willis' Broadway memories from her illustrious career with a collection of vintage photos from our archives. 

THE COLOR PURPLE's Allee Willis Dies at 72 Photo THE COLOR PURPLE's Allee Willis Dies at 72
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2019

BroadwayWorld is sad to report that THE COLOR PURPLE's co-writer, Allee Willis, died on December 24, 2019 at 72.BroadwayWorld is sad to report that THE COLOR PURPLE's co-writer, Allee Willis, died on December 24, 2019 at 72. Willis' long-term partner Prudence Fenton shared news her death on Instagram.

Society for the Performing Arts Presents THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Society for the Performing Arts Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple returns to Houston, presented by Society for the Performing Arts (SPA), on Friday, January 3 and Saturday, January 4 at The Hobby Center. With a soul-raising, Grammy-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Don't miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South.

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE in Jackson - Too Beautiful for Words Photo BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE in Jackson - Too Beautiful for Words
by Juliana Asbill - Nov 18, 2019

Just how far would you take sisterly devotion? Would you be willing to take years in a loveless marriage, with a man who believes that the way to get a woman to do whatever he wants her to is to beat her, after already spending years being assaulted by your own father? That's exactly how Miss Celie spends much of her life, in hopes that her sister, Nettie, doesn't have to. Brought to Jackson's Thalia Mara Hall as part of their Jackson Live! Series, The Color Purple's national tour brought those questions, and many more, to mind on November 14th and 15th.

Exclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Exclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to the  2019-20 North American tour cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Preview performances will begin October 19, 2019 in Largo, Maryland at The Center for the Performing Arts at Prince George's Community College. The tour will have its official opening October 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at The Mahalia Jackson Theatre.

Thrasher-Horne Center Presents THE COLOR PURPLE Photo Thrasher-Horne Center Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Multi-Award winning Musical The Color Purple comes to the Broadway Orange Park season on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Captivates Edmonton Photo BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE Captivates Edmonton
by Sarah Dussome - Sep 29, 2019

Based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer-winning novel, The Colour Purple chronicles young Celie's journey from abused teen to confident woman. Poignant and powerful, the Citadel Theatre's adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical is not to be missed.

Mariah Lyttle to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE 2019-20 Tour Photo Mariah Lyttle to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE 2019-20 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

TROIKA Entertainment announced today the tour cities and casting for the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE.

THE COLOR PURPLE On Sale At DPAC September 13th Photo THE COLOR PURPLE On Sale At DPAC September 13th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Producers announced today the 2019-2020 North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. The tour will visit more than 30 cities, including four shows at DPAC from March 20 a?" 22, 2020.

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