The Color Purple

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“A glory to behold!” The New York Times

 “One of the greatest revivals ever!” – New York Magazine

“A direct hit to the heart…” – The Hollywood Reporter

Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture, the Tony® Award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple is adapted for the stage by Tony® and Pulitzer Prize-winning Marsha Norman with music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephens Bray.

Join us for a Pre-Show Dinner!

You have tickets – now let us make dinner! Make hassle-free reservations, nab a great parking spot, and enjoy our Performance Pre-Check Process when you add a pre-show dinner to your night out at The Color Purple.

On the menu: Peppery Purple Soup, “Purple Haze” Chocolate Crostini, Fig and Arugula Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese, Soy Ginger Flank Steak with Eggplant and Purple Potatoes, and Grape and Rosemary Sorbet.

Click here for more information and to order online. 

Cafe Speaker

Join us in the Celebrity Cafe for a free 15-minute presentation by a member of the company or an expert from the community to learn more about the performance! Cafe Speakers will begin 30 minutes before show time. For information about how you can participate as a guest speaker in the upcoming season, please contact Sara Compton at (515) 294-7389 or


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