Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “The Color Purple” comes to Winston-Salem in May 2020. The revival that exhilarated Broadway is based
on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Academy Award-nominated film.
“The Color Purple” is a portrait of African-American women coming into their own in
rural Georgia during the first half of the 20th century. With musical numbers rich
in the gospel and R&B traditions, the show was hailed by The Hollywood Reporter as
“a direct hit to the heart” and by the New York Times as “a ravishingly reconceived
production that is a joy to behold.”