THE COLOR PURPLE
Based upon the novel written by ALICE WALKER And the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture Book by MARSHA NORMAN Music and Lyrics by BRENDA RUSSELL, ALLEE WILLIS, and STEPHEN BRAY Directed by KIMBERLEY RAMPERSAD An unforgettable story of hope and the healing power of love. An inspiring family saga telling the story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, this musical features a joyous score containing jazz, ragtime, gospel, rhythm and blues. Follow the journey of Celie, a downtrodden young woman, whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. The original Broadway production produced by Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones and Oprah Winfrey, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and the 2015 revival won two including Best Revival of a Musical.