The Color Purple

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 has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner John Doyle.

With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. It’s the musical sensation that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.” Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph!


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Show Date Time Availability On Sale
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:30 PM Best Buy Now
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 7:30 PM Best Buy Now
Thursday, November 2, 2017 7:30 PM Best Buy Now
Friday, November 3, 2017 7:30 PM Good Buy Now
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Sunday, November 5, 2017 1:00 PM Good Buy Now
Sunday, November 5, 2017 6:30 PM Good Buy Now
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.
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