Mercury Theater Chicago presents

August 14 2013 - November 10 2013


Based upon the novel 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

From the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker and the moving film by Stephen Spielberg, comes the soul-stirring musical THE COLOR PURPLE. It is an inspiring story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life.