The Color Purple - in discussion with Glynis Wright

Thu 19 Sep 2019

As part of Curve Business Sponsor Glynis Wright & Co’s support of our production of The Color Purple, the firm’s founder Glynis Wright chaired a panel discussion with members of the cast and community to hear more about the musical and delve deeper into its themes.

Watch clips from the discussion here.


In discussion with – Director Tinuke Craig

Director Tinuke Craig discusses what attracted her to The Color Purple, the process of the rehearsal room and how the themes of the play work in a musical.


In discussion with – Professor Mandy Burton

Glynis Wright and University of Leicester Professor of Socio-Legal Studies Mandy Burton discuss whether the story of The Color Purple touches on coercive abuse.


In discussion with – community member Tina

Glynis Wright asks community member Tina whether Celie’s journey is one she recognises, and if she would like to share her own journey.