Coming to Detroit: The Color Purple
THE COLOR PURPLE WILL PLAY DETROIT’S FISHER THEATRE
NOVEMBER 7-12, 2017
Tickets go on sale September 10
Detroit, MI, September 5, 2017 — Direct from Broadway, THE COLOR PURPLE is the Tony Award-winning revival of the truly remarkable musical adapted from Alice Walker’s best-selling novel. Directed by Tony winner John Doyle (Sweeney Todd and The Color Purple), the critically acclaimed revival will come to Detroit from November 7 – 12 as part of a North American tour. Tickets start at $39 and go on sale Sunday, September 10 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787 and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Starting Monday, September 11, tickets will also be available for purchase at The Fisher Theatre Box Office.
This revival of THE COLOR PURPLE won two Tony Awards in 2016, including Best Revival of a Musical and two Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival of a Musical. THE COLOR PURPLE revival also won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.
Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic conquered Broadway in an all-new \”ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times) directed by Tony winner John Doyle.
With a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story.
Don’t miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South. The musical sensation that New York Magazine calls “one of the greatest revivals ever.” Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph!
Performance times for THE COLOR PURPLE appearing November 7-12, 2017 at The Fisher Theatre, located at 3011 West Grand Blvd., in Detroit are:
· Tuesday through Saturday evening performances at 8:00 p.m.
· Sunday evening performance at 7:30 p.m.
· Saturday & Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.
· Special Open Captioned performance on Friday, November 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets for of THE COLOR PURPLE start at $39 (includes facility and parking fees) and will go on sale September 10 at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787, and online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets will also be available for purchase starting on September 11 at The Fisher Theatre box office. A limited number of premium seats will be available through Ticketmaster and at The Fisher Theatre box office. For group sales (12 or more) please call 313-871-1132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets for the Open Captioned performance may be purchased in person at The Fisher Theatre Box Office or by phone at 313-872-1000, ext. 0. Performance schedule, prices and cast are subject to change without notice.
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The Broadway In Detroit Series at The Fisher Theatre is sponsored by the Chrysler Pacifica. As part of this sponsorship, the Chrysler Pacifica will be on display this season at The Fisher Theatre.