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The Color Purple

Mar. 4 - Mar. 27, 2022

The Color Purple


Hawks Mainstage


Based on the Novel by Alice Walker | Book by Marsha Norman | Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray | Directed by Kathy Tyree


Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar® nominated film by Steven Spielberg, The Color Purple is an intimate coming-of-age story set in rural Georgia and told through a rich helping of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. As Celie grows from a young teenager into a woman, she must overcome the cruelty and hardships that life has dealt to discover her inner strength through love, forgiveness and family. Driven by powerhouse vocal performances, The Color Purple is the ultimate tale of triumph over suffering and empowerment through adversity.

Disclaimer: Contains adult themes.

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James and Susan Tracy Charitable Foundation


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