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Purlie: The Musical

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The award-winning Broadway gospel show makes its London debut... Read More >

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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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 02/09/2004

Opening Night: 04/09/2004

Closing Night: 02/10/2004

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