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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 
A co-production with the Citadel Theatre




October 22 - November 16
Preview: October 22 , October 23

John Hirsch Mainstage

Experience the joy of humanity in the musical adaptation of this enduring tale of the American South. Journey with Celie as she forges improbable friendships, dares to love and inspires those around her with humility and compassion. Soaring on the notes of a soul-raising Grammy-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple will leave you breathless.

Sponsored by The Asper Foundation and the Gail Asper Family Foundation

Times & Tickets

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Date Time Availability
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:30 PM Preview Best Seating BUY
Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:30 PM Preview Best Seating BUY
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:30 PM Opening Night Best Seating BUY
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) Best Seating BUY
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) Best Seating BUY
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) Best Seating BUY
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:00 PM Talkback (what's this?) Best Seating BUY
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Nov 16, 2019 4:00 PM Best Seating BUY

Actors

Mister Ryan Allen

Ryan Allen

Harpo Andrew Broderick

Andrew Broderick

Shug Karen Burthwright

Karen Burthwright

Preacher/ Ol' Mister David Comrie

David Comrie

Sophia Janelle Cooper

Janelle Cooper

Nettie Alison Edwards-Crewe

Alison Edwards-Crewe

Adam Omar Forrest

Omar Forrest

Celie Tara Jackson

Tara Jackson

Pa Michael Lamont-Lytle

Michael Lamont-Lytle

Buster Jesse Lipscombe

Jesse Lipscombe

Church Lady Darlene Masini McDermott

Masini McDermott

Olivia Jameela McNeil

Jameela McNeil

Church Lady Jarene Maiko Munroe

Maiko Munroe

Church Lady Doris Sarah Nairne

Sarah Nairne

Squeak Amber Tomlin

Amber Tomlin

Grady Tenaj Williams

Tenaj Williams

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Artistic Team

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Director and Musical Staging Kimberley Rampersad

Kimberley Rampersad

Musical Director Floydd Ricketts

Floydd Ricketts

Set Designer Brian Perchaluk

Brian Perchaluk

Costume Designer Ming Wong

Ming Wong

Lighting Designer Hugh Conacher

Hugh Conacher

Sound Designer Peter McBoyle

Peter McBoyle

Assistant Director Patricia Darbasie

Patricia Darbasie

Dramaturg Mukonzi Musyoki

Mukonzi Musyoki

Fight Director Miranda Allen

Miranda Allen

Fight Captain Tenaj Williams

Tenaj Williams

Movement Captain Omar Forrest

Omar Forrest

Still Walking Coach Randall Fraser

Randall Fraser

Stage Manager Leslie Watson

Leslie Watson

Assistant Stage Manager Mike Duggan

Mike Duggan

Apprentice Stage Manager Sarah McDowell

Sarah McDowell

Photos

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