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The Color Purple at Menier Chocolate Factory

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An unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity, in a landmark musical from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker. Read More >

An unforgettable story of enduring love and triumph over adversity, The Color Purple is a landmark musical from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker.

This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life. With a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, this European premiere is directed by John Doyle (Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory), adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winner Marsha Norman , with music and lyrics by Grammy award winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray .

 

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 5/07/2013

Opening Night: 15/07/2013

Closing Night: 14/09/2013

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Marc Akinfolarin, Adebayo Bolaji, Ashley Campbell, Lakesha Cammock, Christopher Colquhoun, Cynthia Erivo, Keisha T Fraser, Nicola Hughes, Ibinabo Jack, Leon Lopez, Gabriel Mokake, Sophia Nomvete, Abiona Omonua, Neil Reidman, Jennifer Saayeng, Samantha-Antoinette Smith, Joe Speare

Creative

Director - John Doyle

Choreographer - Ann Yee

Conductor - Tom Deering

Lighting Designer - Jane Cox

Set Designer - John Doyle

Sound - Gregory Clarke

Author - Alice Walker

Lyrics By - Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray

Music By - Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray

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About Menier Theatre (Menier Chocolate Factory)

53 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU

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