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The Color Purple
The Color Purple, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, NYC Show Poster

The Color Purple

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

2hrs, 35mins (1 Intermission)

This show has closed.

Cynthia Erivo will not perform 12/28 or 1/1. Jennifer Holliday will not perform 12/19.
An unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity, based on Alice Walker's novel.

Theater Info

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
242 W 45th St
New York, NY
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Important Dates

Preview
Nov 10, 2015
Opening
Dec 10, 2015
Closing
Jan 08, 2017

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10
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The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival. Best Actress Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo (“an incandescent new star” says The New York Times) leads a powerhouse cast in this epic story of a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. Joining her is Tony and Grammy-winning Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday (Dreamgirls). Tony winner John Doyle directs.

Don't miss two of Broadway's most powerful performers together on one stage in this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.”

Reviews

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A miracle on Broadway. A glory to behold!

Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times

Jennifer Hudson and The Color Purple are a match made in musical heaven!

Review by Mark Kennedy from Associated Press

Cast

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Celie
Cynthia Erivo
Sofia
Carrie Compere
Shug Avery
Jennifer Holliday
Harpo
Kyle Scatliffe
Nettie
Jennie Harney
Mister
Nathaniel Stampley

Creative

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Music
Brenda Russell and Allee Willis
Lyrics
Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
Book
Marsha Norman
Director and Designer
John Doyle
Costume Designer
Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Designer
Jane Cox
Orchestrations
Joseph Joubert
Sound Designer
Gregory Clarke

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