Purlie

Purlie

Broadway
Musical
Original
SYNOPSIS: A black preacher returns to his hometown to open a church, outwitting a segregationist plantation owner to make it happen, in this musical adaptation of Ossie Davis' play Purlie Victorious.
People (136)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1970 Outstanding Performance Winner
1970 Outstanding Performance Winner
Theatre World Awards
1970 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1970 Best Actor in a Musical Winner
1970 Best Choreography Nominee
1970 Best Direction of a Musical Nominee
1970 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1970 Musical Nominee
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