THE COLOR PURPLE Extends at Theatre Horizon

THE COLOR PURPLE Extends at Theatre Horizon

With a jubilant, Grammy Award-winning score including jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE has become Theatre Horizon's hottest selling ticket. Now, this regional premiere production will be the earliest extension in the company's history! Theatre Horizon is proud to announce that the musical will now run from November 8, 2018 through December 16, 2018. It is the first ever six-week run for the professional theatre company located in Norristown, PA.

Theatre Horizon's intimate staging of award-winning musical will be directed by local director and Broadway performer (Mamma Mia!, Godspell) Amina Robinson, who makes her company debut with this production.

"I am honored to join the team at Theatre Horizon for this intimate journey into the hearts of these amazing characters," Robinson said. "The word 'love' comes to mind when I think about THE COLOR PURPLE. When it feels like you have nothing left, where can love be found? The show answers that question in the heart of Celie's story. The answer is that love is found in us all."

Featured in the cast are Jessica Johnson as Celie, Tyson Jennette as Mister, Jessica Money as Nettie, Donnie Hammond as Sofia, Ebony Pullum as Shug, Garrick Vaughan as Harpo, Tiffany Dawn Christopher as Olivia/Church Soloist, Candice Benson as Doris, Victoria Goins as Squeak, Jordan Dobson as Adam, Chelsea-Ann Jones as Jarene, Derrick L. Millard II as Preacher, Ryane Nicole Studivant as Darlene, and Chantel Thea Cumberbatch, Aaron-Michael Sobers, and Camille E. Young as Swings. Music Direction will be by Amanda Morton, with Choreography by Sanchel Brown.

Tickets to THE COLOR PURPLE are currently on sale and start at $45. Details can be found at theatrehorizon.org.

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