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The Color Purple – The Musical
January 12 @ 8:00 pm - February 10 @ 10:00 pm
Cutting Edge Theater in Slidell announces the regional premiere of The Color Purple, onstage January 10-February 9, 2019. From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, 1982 novel and Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film comes a stage musical with a fresh, joyous score of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. Set in the American South from the early to mid-20th century, this stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy and despair, anguish and hope to discover the power of love and life. Book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell and Allee Willis.