Peace Center Offers The Color Purple Lending Library; Hosts Book Discussion

Peace Center Offers The Color Purple Lending Library; Hosts Book DiscussionThe Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival The Color Purple comes to the Peace Center March 13-18. The Upstate can become more familiar with the story through a book lending program where the public may borrow the 1982 Alice Walker novel the show is based on for free.

Beginning now, 50 books are available to borrow from the Peace Center box office, which is open Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Books may be borrowed for up to two weeks at a time, with a limit of one per household.

A free book discussion will be moderated by Peace Center Artist-in-Residence Glenis Redmond on Sunday, March 18, at 4 p.m. in the Huguenot Mill, located next to the Peace Center at 101 W. Broad St. in Greenville. Registration is required by visiting

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 about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold" (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner J.H. Doyle.

The Color Purple will play the Peace Center March 13-18 as part of the 2017-2018 Broadway season. Tickets are on sale now.

For questions, call the Peace Center box office at 864.467.3000.

For more information about the Peace Center and its upcoming events, visit

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