Performances are scheduled for July 5-Sept. 14 with an official opening July 15 at 8 PM. Casting will be announced at a later time.
The Color Purple, based on the novel by Alice Walker, "follows the inspirational Celie, as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life," according to press notes.
Gary Griffin directed the Broadway premiere of Purple, which began previews Nov. 1, 2005, and officially opened at the Broadway Theatre Dec. 1, 2005. The musical played its final performance Feb. 24, 2008, following 30 previews and 910 regular performances.
Tickets go on sale to Chocolate Factory priority bookers April 22 and to the general public May 1.
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