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The Color Purple Production History

The Color Purple Show Information

Previews: November 01, 2005 (30 previews)
Opening:December 01, 2005
Closing:February 24, 2008
# Performances:910
Theatres: Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
11/1/2005 - 2/24/2008
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Running Time:Two hours and 40 minutes with one intermission
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
Official Website http://www.colorpurple.com/
Show type Musical

Other Productions of The Color Purple

2004   New York Reading
New York
2004   World Premiere
2005   New York Workshop
New York
2005   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
2007   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
2015   Broadway Broadway Revival Production
Broadway
2017   US Tour Revival National Tour
US Tour

The Color Purple - 2005 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actress in a Musical La Chanze
2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Broadway Musical 0
2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Elisabeth Withers-Mendes
2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding New Score 0
2006 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty
2006 Theatre World Awards Performance Felicia P. Fields
2006 Theatre World Awards Performance Elisabeth Withers-Mendes
2006 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Marsha Norman
2006 Tony Awards Best Choreography Donald Byrd
2006 Tony Awards Best Costume Design of a Musical Paul Tazewell
2006 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design of a Musical Brian MacDevitt
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Oprah Winfrey
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Scott Sanders
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Roy Furman
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Quincy Jones
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Creative Battery
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Anna Fantaci
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Cheryl Lachowicz
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Independent Presenters Network
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical David Lowy
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Stephanie P. McClelland
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Gary Winnick
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Jan Kallish
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Nederlander Presentations
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Bob Weinstein
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Harvey Weinstein
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Andrew Asnes
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Adam Zotovich
2006 Tony Awards Best Musical Todd Johnson
2006 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Brenda Russell
2006 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Allee Willis
2006 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Stephen Bray
2006 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Brandon Victor Dixon
2006 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Felicia P. Fields
2006 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Elisabeth Withers-Mendes
2006 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical LaChanze
2006 Tony Awards Best Scenic Design of a Musical John Lee Beatty
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