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Thu, Feb 15


Arts High School

THE COLOR PURPLE - Opening Night

This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story.

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THE COLOR PURPLE - Opening Night
THE COLOR PURPLE - Opening Night

Time & Location

Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Arts High School, 550 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102, USA


About the Event

Featureing some familair face from Newark, NJ and professional actors from the tri-state area, Progressive Theater present THE COLOR PURPLE! 

Based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and The Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture.

Book by Marcha Norman

Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray

"THE COLOR PURPLE was produced on Broadway at the Broadway Theater by Oprah Winfry, Scot Sanders, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones. The world premiere of THE COLOR PURPLE was produced by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia.”


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