Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple gets the musical treatment in this new production for the Menier Chocolate Factory in London.
The compelling story of love and triumph, The Color Purple is one of modern literature’s great works.
John Doyle (Road Show) directs this extraordinary new stage musical based on Alice Walker’s novel and Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation, adapted by Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winner Marsha Norman, and with music and lyrics by Grammy award winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray .
The landmark musical The Color Purple brings the inspiring story of a young woman called Celie to the stage, who – through love – finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world.
The cast includes Cynthia Erivo as Celie, Nicola Hughes as Shug, Adebayo Bolaji as Harpo and Abiona Omonua as Nettie.
Theatre: Menier Chocolate Factory
Venue InformationMenier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (Northern line, Jubilee line)
Nearest Buses: 17, 21, 35, 40, 43, 47, 48, 133, 141, 149, 343, 381, 521