MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF FINE & PERFORMING ARTS
The Musical about Love
DIRECTED BY SHIRLEY BASFIELD DUNLAP
MUSIC DIRECTION BY MELVIN N. MILES, JR.
CHOREOGRAPHY BY TORENS JOHNSON
The Broadway musical based upon the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker. It features music and lyrics written by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, with a book by Marsha Norman. It ran on Broadway in 2005 and has been touring throughout the US. The Broadway production earned eleven 2006 Tony Awards nominations.
The Color Purple follows Celie, a poor Georgia girl whose life is a series of draining circumstances and a small parade of life-changing characters and associates who move with her through her life.
Please Note: The 7:30 Performance on Saturday, April 13th will be Sign Language-Interpreted
Early-bird pricing is in effect until midnight February 28, 2013. Tickets available a the Murphy Fine Arts Center ticket office (443-885-4440), the MSU Student Center ticket office (443-885-1522), all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge-by-phone (800-551-SEAT), and at www.ticketmaster.com/venue/172370