Theatre of the Republic Presents The Color Purple

Theatre of the Republic presents the musical The Color Purple. Adapted from author Alice Walker’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed 1985 movie, the musical The Color Purple was created through the vision of producer Oprah Winfrey. This is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of Celie, an African-American woman from Georgia, who finds the strength to triumph over a lifetime of abuse she has suffered at the hands of her father, and later her husband, Mister.