Cap’n Cothcipee virtually owns the town and everyone in it: where slavery was once rife, racism still rears its ugly head.
A young idealistic preacher named Purlie Victorious decides to bring freedom to the townsfolk by inventing an elaborate, ingenious and hilarious scheme to reclaim the people’s rights…
Staged in association with Black History Month, Purlie: The Musical won both Tony and Grammy awards when it was staged on Broadway.
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