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Based upon the novel written 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 

Directed by
Deb Royals
Music Direction by Michael Santangelo




June 12, 13, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 at 8:00 pm and
June 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 2:00pm

LOCATION: St. Francis of Assisi, Clare Hall. 11401 Leesville Road, Raleigh

Click HERE to purchase TICKETS.

June 12 at 8:00 pm, June 13 at 2:00pm and at 8:00 pm,
June 20 at 2:00pm  are SOLD OUT.

GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING. Email us for handicap seating.

Will Call Ticket Pick Up opens one hour before each show.
Seating for all shows opens 30 minutes before curtain.

PG 13 - suggested for children 13 and older.

$29 Adults, $24 Senior/Student/Military, $19 Groups of 10+
(all prices include tax). On line fees will be added by etix when you purchase.

All handicap seating must be purchased by email or phone.


EVENTS:

Audio Description for the Visually Impaired: Friday, June 26th 8pm.
Patrons using the description service and their drivers are admitted for free.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by phone - 919-264-7089
Limited spots available.


Double Cast Role Performance Dates and Times:
 
Nettie:
Carly Prentis Jones (Opening) – June 12, 18, 20, 26 at 8pm
                                                    June 13, 21, 27 at 2pm
 
Monica Williams (Closing) – June 13, 19, 25, 27 at 8pm
                                                June 14, 20, 28 at 2pm
Celie:
Aya Wallace (Opening) – June 12, 18, 20, 26 at 8pm
                                          June 13, 21, 27 at 2pm
 
Terra Hodge (Closing) – June 13, 19, 25, 27 at 8pm
                                        June 14, 20, 28 at 2pm
Mister:

Phillip Bernard Smith - all shows

Sofia:
Me-Me Cowans (Opening) – June 12, 18, 20, 26 at 8pm
                                               June 13, 21, 27 at 2pm
 
Maria Barber (Closing) – June 13, 19, 25, 27 at 8pm
                                         June 14, 20, 28 at 2pm
Squeak
Drina Dunlap (Opening) – June 12, 18, 20, 26 at 8pm
                                           June 13, 21, 27 at 2pm
 
Sidney Edwards (Closing) – June 13, 19, 25, 27 at 8pm
                                              June 14, 20, 28 at 2pm
Shug:
Connie McCoy Rogers (Opening) – June 12,18, 20, 26 at 8pm
                                                          June 13, 21, 27 at 2pm
 
Sandra Dubose (Closing) – June 13, 19, 25, 27 at 8pm
                                            June 14, 20, 28 at 2pm

The Color Purple Cast
 
 
Characters:
 
Young Celie/Girl/Ensemble……………………………………………….Janaya Farrar
Young Nettie/Young Olivia/Ensemble……………………………….…..Lee Jeffries
Church Soloist/Ensemble…………………………………………………Lynette Barber
Darlene……………………………………………………………………..Lora Tatum
Doris………………………………………………………………………..Renee Coley
Jarene……………………………………………………………………….TBD
Pa/Emsemble……………………………………………………………….Charles Sanders
Nettie………………………………………. ...Carly Prentis Jones and Monica Williams 
Celie………………………………….....................……….. Aya Wallace and Terra Hodge
Preacher/Ensemble………………………………………………………….TBD
Mister……………………………………......................................... Phillip Bernard Smith
Young Harpo/Ensemble…………………………………………………… TBD
Harpo………………………………………………………………………. Chase Rivers
Sofia………………………………......................…... Me-Me Cowans and Maria Barber
Squeak……………………………………………… Drina Dunlap and Sidney Edwards
Jarene’s Husband/Chief/Ensemble…………………………………………. Jamal Farrar
Darlene’s Husband/Bartender/Ensemble………………...…………………..TJ Swann
Doris’ Husband/Grady/Ensemble………………………….. Moses T. Alexander Greene
Shug………………………………………….Connie McCoy Rogers and Sandra Dubose
Church Mama……………………………………………………………….Regina Brooks
Ol’ Mister/Ensemble………………………………………………………TBD
Buster………………………………………………………………………..Frederick Locks
Young Adam……………………………………………………………….. Jarius Copeny
Guard/Ensemble………………...……………………………………….. Rick Merkle
Daisy/Ensemble……………………………………………………………Joy Bryant
Glodene/Ensemble…………………………...……………………………Verlene Oates
Odessa/Ensemble……………………………………………………….Carolyn Colquitt
Young Man/Ensemble……………………………………………………..TBD
Adam/Ensemble…………………………………………………………...Jonathan Rice
Olivia/Ensemble……………………………………………………………Kendra Wiggins
 
Ensemble:  (Field Hands, Sisters, Buddie, Townspeople, Tribe, Villagers, Royal Wives, African Wives, Olinka Children, and General Ensemble Singing and in addition to the people cast in the above roles)
 
Tamya Bland, Regina Brooks, Alexus Brown, Endia Brown, Oweida Cole, Sam Davis, Barbara Diciero, Samir Hanef, Nasiyah Hayes-Palmer, X’zavier Hayes-Parker, Gwen Hendrix, Celeste Hinnant, Grace Kelly, Matthew Kershaw, Marcia Mattox, Termaine Yarborough
 
Dancers:  In addition to the people cast in the above roles:
 
Cynthia Gary, Brittany Harlan, Brenda Hayes, Courtney Hayes-Rainey, Willie Hinton,
Terry Hodge, Lee Jeffries, Rex Jeffries, Kristi Johnson, Tasha McLean, Avis Hatcher Puzzo, Imani Stover, Samari Stovers


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