Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Acclaimed London Production Of The Color Purple To Open On Broadway This Fall

The Color PurpleHas it really been almost ten years since The Color Purple first opened on the Great White Way? I remember seeing the show right before it opened. Even then I knew it would be a big hit. Luckily I was right, as the show went on to run for over two years on Broadway, where it recouped it's entire investment in the first year.

Not only that, but the show enjoyed a successful national tour that played across the country for over six years. This new production, to be directed by Tony winner John Doyle (Company, The Visit), is set to begin previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on November 10, with opening night scheduled for December 3.

Making her Broadway debut in the role of Shug, is Academy and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson, and Cynthia Erivo who will reprise her performance as Celia. Now for those of you that are not familiar with the show, here is a brief synopsis of The Color Purple for you to peruse. Enjoy! 
The Color Purple is an unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity. With a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life.
By the way, for those of you who are looking to purchase tickets to see The Color Purple, you are in luck. Why you ask? Because we sell it. In fact we sell every show both On and Off-Broadway. Get your tickets to see The Color Purple at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Broadway. Until next time theatre fans.

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