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The Color Purple   Tour  

The Color Purple
Opening Date: October 7, 2017    
Closing Date: August 26, 2018

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, National Tour
Setting: Georgia between 1909 and 1949.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Troika Entertainment, David Babani, Tom Siracusa, Caiola Productions, James Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz, James L. Nederlander, Darren Bagert, Candy Spelling, Adam Zotovich, Eric Falkenstein/Morris Berchard, Just For Laughs Theatricals, Tanya Link Productions, Jam Theatricals, Independent Presenters Network, Carol Fineman and The Menier Chocolate Factory (David Babani, Artistic Director)
Book by Marsha Norman; Music by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray; Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray; Based on the novel written by Alice Walker; Based on the motion picture by Warner Brothers and Amblin Entertainment Inc.; Music orchestrated by Joseph Joubert; Musical Director: Darryl Archibald
Directed by John Doyle; Musical Staging by John Doyle; Associate Director: Matt DiCarlo
Scenic Design by John Doyle; Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward; Lighting Design by Jane Cox; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Associate Scenic Design: David L. Arsenault; Associate Costume Design: Christopher Vergara; Associate Lighting Design: Tess James; Associate Sound Design: Josh Reid; Associate Hair Design: Ashley Callahan
General Manager: Troika Entertainment and Jim Lanahan; Company Manager: Brian Schrader
Production Manager: Troika Entertainment and Anna E. Bate; Production Stage Manager: Melissa Chacón; Technical Director: Dave Burch; Stage Manager: Christine D'Amore
Musical Supervisor: Catherine Jayes; Musical Coordinator: Talitha Fehr; Conducted by Darryl Archibald; Associate Conductor: Wayne Green; Keys 1: Darryl Archibald; Keys 2: Wayne Green; Guitar (Electric, Acoustic, Dobro, Harmonica, 12 String): Michael Karcher; Bass (Electric, Acoustic): Chris Thigpen; Drums: Trevor Holder; Keyboard Programmer: Randy Cohen
Casting: Telsey + Company and Justin Huff, C.S.A.; Tour Booking: The Booking Group, Meredith Blair and Kara Gebhart; Marketing & Publicity Direction: Bond Theatrical Group; Tour Social Media: Marathon Live Entertainment; Website: Situation Interactive; Fight Consultant: Thomas Schall; Dance Captain: J. Daughtry; Fight Captain: Bianca Horn; Photographer: Matthew Murphy
Adrianna Hicks
Carla R. Stewart
Shug Avery
N'Jameh Camara
Carrie Compere
J. Daughtry
Gavin Gregory
Darnell Abraham
Amar Atkins
Kyle E. Baird
Angela Birchett
Church Lady
Jared Dixon
Erica Durham
Bianca Horn
Church Lady
Gabrielle Reid
C.E. Smith
Preacher/Ol' Mister
J.D. Webster
Brit West
Church Lady
Swings: Clyde Voce, Nyla Watson, Nikisha Williams and Michael Wordly
Understudies: Darnell Abraham (Grady), Amar Atkins (Harpo, Mister), Angela Birchett (Sofia), Jared Dixon (Harpo), Erica Durham (Nettie), Bianca Horn (Shug Avery), Gabrielle Reid (Celie, Squeak), Clyde Voce (Adam, Bobby/Buster, Guard, Mister, Pa, Preacher/Ol' Mister), Nyla Watson (Church Lady, Olivia), Brit West (Shug Avery, Sofia), Nikisha Williams (Celie, Church Lady, Nettie, Olivia, Squeak) and Michael Wordly (Adam, Bobby/Buster, Grady, Guard, Pa, Preacher/Ol' Mister)
ACT 1 Sung By
Huckleberry Pie Celie and Nettie
Mysterious Ways Company
Somebody Gonna Love You Celie
Our Prayer Nettie, Celie and Mister
Big Dog Mister and Men
Hell No! Sofia and Women
Brown Betty Harpo, Squeak and Men
Shug Avery Comin' to Town Mister, Celie and Company
Too Beautiful for Words Shug Avery
Push Da Button Shug Avery and Company
Uh-Oh! Company
What About Love? Celie and Shug Avery
ACT 2 Sung By
African Homeland Nettie, Celie and Company
The Color Purple Shug Avery
Celie's Curse Mister
Miss Celie's Pants Celie and Women
Any Little Thing Harpo and Sofia
I'm Here Celie
The Color Purple (Reprise) Celie and Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jul 31, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018 Eisenhower Theatre Washington, DC
Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Chicago, IL
Jul 10, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 Belk Theater Charlotte, NC
Jun 27, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018 Paramount Theatre Seattle, WA
Jun 19, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
May 29, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
May 1, 2018 - May 27, 2018 Orpheum Theatre - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018 The Smith Center Las Vegas, NV
Apr 17, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Apr 11, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018 Lied Center For Performing Arts Lincoln, NE
Apr 3, 2018 - Apr 8, 2018 Durham Performing Arts Center Durham, NC
Mar 20, 2018 - Apr 1, 2018 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Mar 13, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018 Peace Center For The Performing Arts Greenville, SC
Mar 6, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018 David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Tampa, FL
Feb 27, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018 Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Miami, FL
Feb 20, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Feb 13, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis Memphis, TN
Feb 6, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018 Majestic Theatre - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Jan 23, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018 Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Kansas City, MO
Jan 9, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018 Hobby Center For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Jan 2, 2018 - Jan 7, 2018 Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma City, OK
Dec 12, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 Forrest Theatre Philadelphia, PA
Dec 5, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 Bushnell Hartford, CT
Nov 21, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017 Shubert Theatre at the Boch Center Boston, MA
Nov 14, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017 Benedum Center Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 7, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017 Fisher Theatre Detroit, MI
Oct 31, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017 Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines, IA
Oct 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Oct 17, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017 Hippodrome Theatre Baltimore, MD
Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 Proctors Schenectady, NY