The Color Purple

Mar 06, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018

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THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-new "ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner John Doyle.

With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.

Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. It’s the musical sensation that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.” Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph!

Intended for mature audiences; contains adult themes and language

 A Note from The Straz: We’re committed to inclusion and diversity in our programming, which means representing many different people, places, ideas and abilities. Since tastes and sensitivities vary from person to person, if you have questions or concerns about subject matter, age-appropriateness or stage effects such as strobe lights or theatrical fog that might impact your enjoyment or comfort, please write to


"Give thanks, children of Broadway, and throw in a hearty hallelujah.”   – The New York Times

"A miracle on Broadway" – The New York Times

“A glory to behold!” – The New York Times

"One of the greatest revivals ever" – New York Magazine

“My spirit was profoundly moved.”  – Los Angeles Times

"It floors you. A direct hit to the heart, mind and gut." – The Hollywood Reporter

"Bolder, brighter, deeper than ever" – Daily News

“One of the great triumphs of the Broadway season” – Deadline

“You’ll emerge uplifted and wiping tears from your eyes." – USA Today

"Transcendent and transformative" – Los Angeles Times 

"A heavenly constellation of talent" – Los Angeles Times


 The Thurs., March 8, 7:30 p.m. performance will be sign language interpreted.

More Fun Stuff

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 A deeply discounted tickets for teens, plus a free pre-show events with live entertainment, games, raffles and refreshments.

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