‘The Color Purple’ coming to Daytona Beach

The Color Purple

The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit “The Color Purple” will be staged in Daytona Beach at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, and will be available for purchase at the Peabody Box Office, online at www.peabodyauditorium.org or by phone via Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Ticket prices range from $42 to $52 and $62 plus surcharges. 

Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Brothers/Amblin Entertainment motion picture, “The Color Purple” is adapted for the stage by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman with music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. 

2013 revival

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 Nov. 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 Jan. 8, 2017.  

For more information, visit www.ColorPurple.com.

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