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We were proud to release a Curve Commissioned digital concert of The Color Purple to mark Black History Month.
Featuring reflections and performances from cast and creative members of our 2019 Made at Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome co-production – winner of Best Regional Production at the WhatsOnStage Awards earlier this year – this video was a celebration of this great musical and the talent of all those involved.
The Color Purple – Digital Concert was captioned and available to watch for free on our website and social media channels until Mon 19 October at 11am.
If you enjoyed this digital concert and would like to support Curve, please consider making a donation to our theatre. This can be done on our website or you can simply donate £3 by texting PURPLE to 70480 now.*
Our thanks and immense gratitude to our incredible cast and creative team, and to Steve Spiegel of Theatrical Rights Worldwide, Arts Council England and Leicester City Council for their tremendous support.
Credits & Acknowledgements
KM Drew Boateng
Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah
Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy
Tinuke Craig – Director
Alex Parker – Musical Director & Piano
Chris Mock – Sound Mixer
Ben Hewis – Editor
THE COLOR PURPLE
BASED UPON THE NOVEL WRITTEN BY ALICE WALKER AND THE WARNER BROS./AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT MOTION PICTURE
BOOK BY MARSHA NORMAN
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY BRENDA RUSSELL, ALLEE WILLIS AND STEPHEN BRAY
THE COLOR PURPLE was produced on Broadway at the Broadway Theater by Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones. The world premiere of THE COLOR PURPLE was produced by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia.
THE COLOR PURPLE is presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036, www.theatricalrights.com.
*Texts cost £3 plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give £3 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text PURPLENOINFO to 70480. Leicester Theatre Trust is a registered charity no. 230708.