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The Color Purple
February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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 conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly re-conceived production that is a glory to behold” (TheNew York Times).With a soul-raising, Grammy®-winning 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. Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.”
Please join us!
Pre-performance reception & lecture, presented by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center. Playwright William S. Yellow Robe, Jr. will conduct the lecture to help you get the most out of seeing the performance. 6-6:15 reception; 6:15-6:45 lecture and Q&A; show- 7 p.m. Bodwell Lounge on the 3rd floor of the CCA.
Thank you to our show sponsors:
Dead River Company
& Cultural Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series