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Marquee Value MARQUEE VALUE: The Color Purple at the Broadway Production: The Color Purple, book by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, based on the book by Alice Walker, choreography by Donald Byrd, directed by Gary Griffin, starring La Chanze

Previews: October 25, 2005

Opening: December 1, 2005

Venue: The Broadway Theatre, 1681 Broadway, New York, NY

Scott Sanders, Creative Battery, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones have brought to the musical stage an adaptation of the novel "The Color Purple" and its Academy Award nominated film version. Previously seen in its world premiere production at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, The Color Purple stars Broadway veteran La Chanze (Once On This Island, Dessa Rose).

Photos by David Gewirtzman

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