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August 28, 2018
28 Aug 2018

The Color Purple Takes The Greenway Stage November 9 – December 9, 2018


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Book by Marsha Norman

Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray

Directed & Choreographed by NAACP Theatre Award-winner Jeffrey Polk

With a soul-raising, GRAMMY-WINNING score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is an unforgettable and intensely moving revival of an American classic. Based on the PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING novel and ACADEMY AWARD-NOMINATED feature film, THE COLOR PURPLE leaves its mark on the soul.

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Gabrielle Jackson as Celie

April Nixon as Shug

Aaron Braxton as Mister

Jeremy Whatley as Harpo

Dominique Kent as Sofia

Elizabeth Adabale as Nettie

Rachel Sarah Mount as Squeak

Carol Dennis as Soloist/Church Lady

Lynette DuPree as Church Lady

Jacquelin Schofield as Church Lady

Mariah Strickland as Church Lady

Earnest Carter as Ensemble

Otis Easter as Ensemble

Justyn Malik as Ensemble

Charles McCoy as Ensemble

*Check out our cast’s impressive credits in the cast announcement on BroadwayWorld.com


Musical Director: Patrick Gandy

Scenic Designer: Christopher Scott Murillo

Costume Designer: Dana Rebecca Woods

Lighting Designer: Azra King-Abadi

Sound Designer: Julie Ferrin