Other Broadway in Atlanta titles include “Something Rotten!,” “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” and “The King and I.”
Gracious, Miss Celie’s work boots have covered a lot of ground since her story was first set to music at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre in 2004. The Color Purple followed its world premiere there with a 15-month Broadway run and a first national tour that lasted nearly three years. This edition, the second national tour, first […]
The Color Purple: The Musical about Love may be nearing its three-year run on tour, but for Stu James, performing at the Fox never gets old. James, who plays the character Harpo, was born, raised and educated in Atlanta, and lived here until he set his sights on New York, nearly 12 years ago. And […]
If last year was any indication, fans will be raving once again as the Color Purple returns to the Fox Theatre. Based off Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the national tour stars American Idol-winner Fantasia as Celie (in Washinton, D.C., Chicago, Greensboro, N.C. and Atlanta only).
Three Georgia-born Color Purple actors talk about being on tour with the show and how it feels to be coming home.