The Color Purple News: Regular Season and Preseason Updates
The Story of The Color Purple tickets
Based on the acclaimed novel of the same name written by Alice Walker, The Color Purple is a Broadway musical that features music and lyrics written by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, with a book by Award-winning playwright and educator Marsha Norman of Night Mother fame. The original Broadway production, which was directed by Gary Griffin, produced by Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones and Oprah Winfrey, with choreography by Donald Byrd and musical direction by Linda Twine, opened in 2005 and acquired eleven 2006 Tony Awards Nominations. The show has attracted various talented performers, including American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino as Celie, Brandon Victor Dixon as Harpo, Felicia P. Fields as Sofia, Ren?e Elise Goldsberry as Nettie, Kingsley Leggs as Mister, Krisha Marcano as Squeak, and Elisabeth Withers-Mendes as Shug Avery. As this dynamic show continues to tour across the globe, fans seek The Color Purple tickets with baited breath.