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 Norman
Dates: June 10-12; 17-19, 2022
Times: 7:30, 8:00 & 2:30
Venue: CSPS Hall - 1103 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Directed by: Brian Glick
Musical Direction by: Cameron Sullenberger
Choreographer: Mike Weaver
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
Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sponsor Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust
Transportation Sponsor Cassill Motors
329 10th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Suite 005
Monday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.