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Musical Drama

The Color Purple

June 6 - 22, 2025

Cantey V. Sutton Theatre (General Admission)


This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life.

Based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture
Book by Marsha Norman
Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray

THE COLOR PURPLE was produced on Broadway at the Broadway Theater by Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones. The world premiere of THE COLOR PURPLE was produced by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia.

The Color Purple Revival is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale July 1 @ noon

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Runtime is approximately 2.5 hours, including one intermission.

Show Times:

  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 8:00pm
  • Sundays at 3:00pm

Single ticket prices, excluding tax and fees:

  • Adult: $31
  • Senior/Student: $27

Seniors are age 62 and up. Students are through college.

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible.

  • Assistive listening devices are available for all performances.

  • Audio description for those with visual disabilities. Audio described performance date TBA soon.