The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents: The Color Purple

Title: The Charleston Light Opera Guild Presents: The Color Purple
Location: Little Theatre
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Description: The Charleston Light Opera Guild has selected The Color

Purple as its Spring 2012 production. The Color Purple is a musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer winning novel.

Scott Sanders, Quincy Jones and Oprah Winfrey produced the musical on Broadway in 2005 starring LaChanze with a book by Marsha Norman, music and lyrics by Brenda Russel, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. The score features a blend of gospel, blues, soul and musical theatre arrangements.

The Color Purple will be presented on May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. and on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The production is sponsored by Brooks Run Mining Company, a subsidiary of Alpha Natural Resources.

Start Date: 2012-05-04
End Date: 2012-05-19