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1681 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

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Ended 24 Feb 2008 after 2 years

Blessed with talent "A bright odyssey of survival and triumph with a fairy-tale sense of wonder, 'Purple' strikes sparks."

Ben Brantley, New York Times

Closed 24 Feb 2008

Directed by Gary Griffin
Choreography by Donald Byrd
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt
Sound Design by Jon Weston
Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick
Musical Supervision by Kevin Stites
Musical Direction by Linda Twine
Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
Music by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
Book by Marsha Norman

Zonya Love as Cecile
Elisabeth Withers-Mendes as Shug Avery
Natascha Yvette White as Sofia
Chaka Khan as Sofia (at evening performances)
Montego Glover as Nettie
Alton Fitzgerald White as Mister
Bebe Williams as Harpo
Krisha Marcano as Squeak
LaKisha Jones as Church soloist

What You Say

19 reviews, average rating: (4.5 Stars)

Charlotte: “Wonderful!”

Oprah has done it again. The Color Purple musical was wonderful. It was w... more

Emily: “Awesome”

This was my first time visiting New Yourk, and i went just to see this play... more

Noel: “Awesome!!!!!!!!!”

This was the Christmas gift my girlfriend gave me. The cast was phenomenal.... more

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