The Color Purple

Menier Theatre
Chocolate Factory, Outer London, Greater London SE1 1RU
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The 1930s-set family chronicle centres on black teenager Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life in racially divided southern America. The musical premiered in 2004, receiving its Broadway premiere in 2005 and going on to by nominated for ten Tony Awards. It ran until 2008 and has since been revived for several national US tours


The Color Purple

16 Jul 2013
Nicola Hughes (centre) in The Color Purple© Francis Loney This is the kind of musical theatre the Menier does best: a fresh, stripped back look at a past ... Read More

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