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    The Color Purple

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    June 16-June 28, 2009

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    The Color Purple

    Oprah Winfrey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE, a soul-stirring musical based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg. It is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie, who triumphs over tremendous odds to find joy in life, and her true inner beauty. Nominated for eleven Tony® Awards, THE COLOR PURPLE is a landmark theatrical event. With a joyous...

    Oprah Winfrey Presents THE COLOR PURPLE, a soul-stirring musical based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar-nominated film by Steven Spielberg. It is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie, who triumphs over tremendous odds to find joy in life, and her true inner beauty. Nominated for eleven Tony® Awards, THE COLOR PURPLE is a landmark theatrical event. With a joyous GRAMMY®-nominated score featuring jazz, gospel and blues, THE COLOR PURPLE is capturing the hearts of young and old, and uniting audiences in a celebration of love. Special Limited-Time Offer: Get 25% Off Tickets with code PURPLEVIR (offer only applies to Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday evening shows).

    Sponsored in Boston by Citibank

    "A ROOF-RAISING STORY OF TRIUMPH!" --Michael Kuchwara, AP

    "A SOARING, EPIC TALE. It made a JOYFUL noise in my heart." --Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine

    "BLESSED WITH TALENT. A bright odyssey of survival and triumph with a fairy-tale sense of wonder." --Ben Brantley, New York Times

    Approximately 1,000 underserved youth and families will be able to attend the Wang Theatre performances of THE COLOR PURPLE during its June 16 through 28 run, thanks to support provided by the Paul A. Kaplan Ticket Access Fund and the Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation.


    Citi Wang Theatre

    270 Tremont Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:
    TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY/SUNDAY EVENING PERFORMANCES: Orchestra Pit: $90.00 Orchestra: $68.00 Mezzanine: $68.00 Balcony E-J: $68.00 Balcony K-S: $58.00 Balcony T-Z: $48.00 Balcony AA-FF: $28.00 FRIDAY/SATURDAY-MATINEE/SATURDAY EVENING/SUNDAY MATINEE PERFORMANCES: Orchestra Pit: $100.00 Orchestra: $75.00 Mezzanine: $75.00 Balcony E-J: $75.00 Balcony K-S: $65.00 Balcony T-Z: $45.00 Balcony AA-FF: $28.00


    General Day and Time Info:
    June 16th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 17th 2009 at 7:00pm
    June 18th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 19th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 20th 2009 at 2:00pm
    June 20th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 21st 2009 at 1:00pm
    June 21st 2009 at 7:00pm
    June 23rd 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 24th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 25th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 26th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 27th 2009 at 2:00pm
    June 27th 2009 at 8:00pm
    June 28th 2009 at 1:00pm
    June 28th 2009 at 7:00pm

    Phone: 866-348-9738


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    • Event Name: The Color Purple
      4 out of 5 stars rating "The Color Purple"
      Review posted by: Deb Rissi from Grand Rapids, MI, Jul 14, 2009

      My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed The Color Purple! It was well produced and choreographed. The music and dancing were outstanding but I do agree with other reviews that said the acoustics in the... Expand

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      3.5 out of 5 stars rating "Beautiful performance, terrible acoustics"
      Review posted by: ladyxll from Boston, MA, Jun 29, 2009

      I sat up in the balcony and was straining to hear the words. While the cast appeared to give a stunning performance, the instruments drowned out their voices. I found myself straining to read the... Expand

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