The Color Purple


Show Details

Music
Stephen Bray (5), Brenda Russell (6), Allee Willis (3)
Lyrics
Stephen Bray (5), Brenda Russell (6), Allee Willis (3)
Book
Marsha Norman (18)
Additional Music
Halle Bailey (3), Nick Baxter (2), Blitz Bazawule (2), Stephen Bray (5), Brittany Coney, Andrae Crouch (4), David Del Sesto, Siedah Garrett (7), Quincy Jones (65), Blu June, Bill Maxwell, Morten Ristorp, Brenda Russell (6), Rod Temperton, Allee Willis (3)
Additional Lyrics
Halle Bailey (3), Nick Baxter (2), Blitz Bazawule (2), Stephen Bray (5), Brittany Coney, Andrae Crouch (4), David Del Sesto, Siedah Garrett (7), Quincy Jones (65), Blu June, Bill Maxwell, Lionel Richie (3), Morten Ristorp, Brenda Russell (6), Rod Temperton, Allee Willis (3)
Type
Musical
Notes
Based on Alice Walker's novel.
Premiere
2006

Recordings


Audio Recordings

The Color Purple - 2005 Original Broadway Cast
What About Love? - 2006 Patti LaBelle & Jill Scott
The Color Purple - 2015 Broadway Cast
The Color Purple - 2023 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Video Recordings

The Color Purple - 2021 Curve Leicester

Noncommercial Audio Recordings

The Color Purple - 2006 Demo
The Color Purple - 2006 Original Broadway Cast
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Recording Songs
Back to Me - 2010 Fantasia I'm Here
Let It Sing - 2014 Euan Doidge I'm Here, Push Da Button
Broadway Soul Vol. 2 - 2020 Kyle Taylor Parker What About Love?


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