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    season sponsored by David Maier and Matthew McGrane

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    The Color Purple’s musical incarnation, adapted from Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.

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    Cast and Creative

    Book By: Marsha Norman
    Music & Lyrics by: Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray