The Color Purple
THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as "a direct hit to the heart" (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold" (The New York Times) and will next embark on a North American tour beginning fall of 2017.
With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.
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VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Discusses Her Tony Nomination for THE COLOR PURPLE on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - August 20, 2018
Danielle Brooks talks about performing in 'The Color Purple' on Broadway while filming 'Orange is the New Black' at the same time.
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2018
THE COLOR PURPLE has announced that a digital lottery, powered by Broadway Direct, will begin Monday, July 16 at 10AM for the Chicago engagement of THE COLOR PURPLE.
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2018
Producers announce the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour, including Seattle, at The Paramount Theatre from June 27 - July 1.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
THE COLOR PURPLE, the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival, will make its L.A. Premiere beginning next week at Hollywood Pantages Theatre, playing three weeks only; May 29 - June 17, 2018. Note: immediately after this L.A. Premiere engagement, the production will play a one week engagement in Costa Mesa at Segerstrom Center for the Arts (June 19 - 24).
by Katie Laban - November 10, 2017
The Color Purple, the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical adaptation from Alice Walker's best-selling novel, is currently appearing at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit. The powerful production is taking the city over with its dynamite cast and their emotional performances leaving the audience in awe by the time the performance finished. This is the stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South. With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime, and blues, The Color Purple gives and exhilarating new spirit to the Pulitzer Prize-winning story of Celie and the people in her life.