Aurora Theatre presents

The Color Purple

Aug 15, 2024-Sep 15, 2024

The Color Purple: The Musical
Book by Marsha Norman
Music & Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Directed by Candy McLellan
Music Direction by Ann-Carol Pence
Choreographed by Pytron Parker

Based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and The Warner Bros./ Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture

This Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will kick off Aurora’s Season 29 — A Feast for the Soul. Follow the unforgettable journey of Celie as she discovers her own strength and resilience in the face of extreme adversity. The joyous musical features an enthralling score that blends gospel, jazz, and blues. Originally developed in Atlanta at the Alliance Theatre in 2004, and most recently a 2023 smash-hit movie, Aurora welcomes home this epic story that is a testament to the healing power of love.

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August 15 – September 15, 2024
In the Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage 


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