The Color Purple’s musical incarnation, adapted from Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story.With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.
Score by: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray
Written By: Marsha Normon
Dates: September 29, October 2-October 7 & 8, 2022
Times: 7:30 & 2:30
Venue: CSPS Hall - 1103 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Directed by: Brian Glick
Musical Direction by: Cameron Sullenberger
Choreographer: Alvon Reed
a two act musical drama Running time is approximately 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one intermission.
This show contains sexual and physical violence. It is recommended for teens and adults.Health & Safety information
329 10th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Monday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.