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Purlie Production History

Purlie Show Information

Opening:March 15, 1970
Closing:November 06, 1971
# Performances:688
Theatres: Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
3/15/1970 - 12/15/1970
Winter Garden Theatre (London, )
12/16/1970 - 3/13/1970
Winter Garden Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
12/16/1970 - 3/13/1971
ANTA Washington Square Theatre (New York, NY)
3/15/1971 - 11/6/1971
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical

Other Productions of Purlie

1970   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1972   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
Broadway
2004   London Fringe London Revival
London Fringe
2005   Off-Broadway Encores! Concert
Off-Broadway
2005   Regional (US) West Coast Revival
Regional (US)

Purlie - 1970 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1970 Theatre World Awards Performance Melba Moore
1970 Tony Awards Best Choreography Louis Johnson
1970 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Philip Rose
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Peter Udell
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Ossie Davis
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Philip Rose
1970 Tony Awards Best Musical Gary Geld
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Cleavon Little
1970 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Melba Moore