The box office for the highly anticipated production of THE COLOR PURPLE will open on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:00am at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th street).
Tickets are currently available for purchase at colorpurple.com and Telecharge.com. Beginning Tuesday, October 6, the Bernard B. Jacobs box office (242 West 45th street) will be open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-8pm, and on Sundays (beginning November 15) from 12pm-6pm.
THE COLOR PURPLE will begin preview performances on Tuesday, November 10 and will officially open on Thursday, December 10.
THE COLOR PURPLE features Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON opposite CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star of John Doyle's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production, and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS. All three women will be making their Broadway debuts.
Additionally, ISAIAH JOHNSON (The Merchant of Venice, Peter and the Starcatcher) will play the role of 'Mister;' JOAQUINA KALUKANGO (Encores! Wild Party, Holler If Ya Hear Me) will appear as 'Nettie;' and KYLE SCATLIFFE (Les Misérables) will be taking on the role of 'Harpo.'
CYNTHIA ERIVO is appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.
Based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize winning novel and the Warner Bros. / Amblin Entertainment motion picture, THE COLOR PURPLE is adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winner Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Grammy award winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. Jason Michael Webb will music direct, with Catherine Jayes as musical supervisor.
THE COLOR PURPLE has scenic design by John Doyle, costume design by Ann Hould-Ward, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Gregory Clarke, and hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe. THE COLOR PURPLE will feature music supervision by Catherine Jayes and Music Direction by Jason Michael Webb. Casting by Telsey + Company/Justin Huff, CSA.
THE COLOR PURPLE is produced by Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, Tom Siracusa, Caiola Productions, James Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Darren Bagert, Candy Spelling, Adam Zotovich, Eric Falkenstein/Morris Berchard, Just For Laughs Theatricals/Tanya Link Productions, Jam Theatricals, Adam S. Gordon, Independent Presenters Network.
242 W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
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