The Color Purple is based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the moving film by Steven Spielberg. It is an inspiring and unforgettable story of a woman named Celie, who through love finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. With a moving book and a score featuring gospel, jazz, pop and the blues, The Color Purple is about hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.
The Color Purple cast recording
Dayna Jarae Dantzler, Pam Trotter, Taprena Augustine, Edward C. Smith, Cameron J. Ross, Traci Allen, Allison Semmes, Deaun Parker, Virlinda Stanton, Nesha Ward, Phillip Brandon, Kadejah One, Amanda Bailey, Clotile Bonet, Julius C. Carter, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Mark Hall, Donald Jones Jr., Melana L. Lloyd, Jonathan Michael, Karen Niceley, Christa Oliver, Keyon Powers, Christopher Sams, Ashley Ware
Writer: Alice Walker
Director: Gary Griffin
Music/Lyrics: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
Choreography: Donald Byrd