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The Color Purple is a Broadway musical currently starring Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks and Heather Headley. The Color Purple Musical was a highlight of the 2016 Broadway season winning Tony Awards for Best Musical Revival and Best Actress (Cynthia Erivo). Directed by Tony winner, John Doyle and based on Alice Walker’s novel, Color Purple is a musical experience not to be missed. Debuting on Broadway in November 2015, you can see The Color Purple on Broadway eight times per week and on the weekend with a scheduled running time of 2 hours, 20 minutes with one intermission. It is recommended that The Color Purple may be inappropriate for members of the audience under 14 years of age.

Where to buy Discount Color Purple Tickets (updated July 2016)

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Color Purple rush tickets are available for $35 to be purchased in-person at the box office beginning 10am and 12pm on Sundays. Rush tickets to see The Color Purple are available for day of performances only. A limit of 2 tickets are available per purchaser. Additionally, Color Purple standing room tickets are available for $30 (only available for sold out performances of The Color Purple).

Color Purple Reviews, Ratings & Praise

2016 TONY WINNER: Best musical revival and best actress 2015 New York Times’ The Color Purple review: Critics’ Pick [Ben Brantley] 2015 Wall Street Journal’s The Color Purple review: “Cynthia Erivo turns heads” [Terry Teachout] 2015 The Guardian review of The Color Purple: 3 of 5 stars Yelp reviews of The Color Purple: 5 of 5 stars. 34 reviews 2015 Timeout! New York: Critics’ Pick 4 of 5 stars.