TROIKA Entertainment announced the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. The tour will visit more than 30 cities, including Utica, at The Stanley Theatre from April 13th and 14th. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Monday, November 4th, 2019 at 10:00am by phone, in person or online. Please visit for more information or call 315-624-9444. Tickets start at $35.00


Based on the Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Bros. / Amblin Entertainment motion picture, THE COLOR PURPLE is adapted for the stage by Tony- and Pulitzer-winner Marsha Norman with music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray.


The revival of THE COLOR PURPLE opened to great acclaim in summer 2013 at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, followed by a Broadway bow on November 10, 2015 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. THE COLOR PURPLE went on to win two 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical, two Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Revival of a Musical, the 2017 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album and a Daytime Emmy®. THE COLOR PURPLE played 483 performances on Broadway, closing on January 8, 2017.


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Show Photo Credits:

0111: Line 1 – Elizabeth Adabale, Chédra Arielle, Sandie Lee, Gabriella Rodriguez, Shelby A. Sykes, Parris Lewis. Line 2 – Mariah Lyttle, THE COLOR PURPLE © JEREMY DANIEL

0185: Sandie Lee, Mariah Lyttle, Chédra Arielle, THE COLOR PURPLE © JEREMY DANIEL

0251: Sandie Lee, Mariah Lyttle, Chédra Arielle, Andrew Malone, THE COLOR PURPLE © JEREMY DANIEL

0374: Company of the National Tour, THE COLOR PURPLE © JEREMY DANIEL

0455: Parris Lewis, Elizabeth Adabale, Chédra Arielle, Gabriella Rodriguez, Shelby A. Sykes, THE COLOR PURPLE © JEREMY DANIEL

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