A first look at Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome’s The Colour Purple

Birmingham Hippodrome and Leicester Curve have teamed up to produce Broadway production, The Colour Purple, starring T’Shan Williams.

Williams, who picked up an Off-West End award for her role in ‘The Life,’ will join the cast as heroine Celie.

She’ll be working alongside the likes of Joanna Francis and Simon-Anthony Rhoden in the show, which will come to the Birmingham Hippodrome from July 16-20.

Directed by Tinuke Craig, The Color Purple is filled with a soul-raising musical score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues.

The landmark musical, classic hit film and Tony Award-winning production on Broadway is inspired by Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

The story follows heroine Celie as she discovers her own power and identity over the course of 40 years in 19th century southern America.

The Color Purple comes to
curve theatre, 28th june – 13th july and
Birmingham Hippodrome from 16th – 20th July 2019.
birminghamhippodrome.com or call 0844 338 5000 (4.5p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge).
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