Roxy Regional Theatre Presents Inspirational Musical ‘The Color Purple’ August 5-20 – Clarksville Online

In addition to being an educator, he is an active performer, and Deonté has appeared in numerous productions across the country, including Disney’s Aladdin Touring Broadway and Nationally from 2017 to 2020 sister act and dream girl. In 2019, Deonté released his debut album, showcasing his vocal talents, Love, Essential (Lives in New York).

As an educator and choreographer, Ebone aims to showcase work that promotes cultural advancement and empowerment in African American communities. Eboné as Harriet Tubman at the Roxy Regional Theatre earlier this season freedom trainexcept in everyone was shocked and not misbehaving.

Based on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel of the same name and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film, “The Color Purple” spans 35 years and follows the 35-year life of Sealy, an African-American teenager living in Georgia , her abusive stepfather gave a parity to a more abusive husband.

Although Celie spends most of her time as a servant in her own home, isolated by her husband from those she loves, she still hopes to pass her stepfather Adam and her stepfathers Adam and Olivia.

Over the years, Celie, increasingly fed up with her own destiny, found a way to cope with her life—a potential lover of the fabulous Shug Avery, a friend of her stepson wife Sofia, and a desire to make resilience. The love of pants, which keeps the business thriving. However, through a series of unfortunate events, Celie learns that the most important thing is that she is a survivor and that no matter what happens to her, she is still here.

The Purple stars Olivia White as Celie, Candice Haynes as Sugar Avery, Jermaine Pearson as Mr. Leia Parker as Sophia, Kenneth L. Waters as Harper, Sierra Davis as Nettie, Janay Flanagan as Squeak and Derek Alexander, Eboné Amos, Kyle Javon Blocker, La’Nanda Chance, Jaylan Downes, JP Little , Sabrina Reed, David Ridley, April Sledge, Ulric Alfred Taylor and Alexandra West. Taylor Sanders provided music direction.

“Purple” composed by Marsha Norman, composed by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray, composed by Oprah Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones in a Broadway production at the Broadway Theatre. The world premiere was produced by the Union Theater in Atlanta, Georgia.

“The Color Purple” was made in part thanks to the generous support of VIP Clarksville Magazine and Mary & Rick Konvalinka. Additional financial support was provided by Barbara & Larry Goolsby, Brandon & Amanda Pitt and Bradley & Lisa Martin. This work is presented through a special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, www.theatricalrights.com.

Shows are from August 5th to August 20th, Thursday at 7:00pm, Friday at 8:00pm, Saturday at 2:00pm and 8:00pm. In keeping with the tradition of pay-as-you-go theater opening nights, all tickets not pre-sold at regular prices will go on sale Friday, August 5th at 7:30pm with a minimum donation of $5.00.

Tickets are $35.00 (adults) and $15.00 (ages 10 and under) and can be booked online at www.roxyregionaltheatre.org, by calling 931.645.7699, or during regular box office hours (9:00am-2:00pm, Mondays) through Friday, and one hour before opening). Military and APSU students can get two tickets for the price of performances one through Thursday during the run, while CitySaver coupon holders can get two tickets for the price of performances one through Friday.

Health and Safety Precautions

In the Roxy Regional Theatre (except when actively eating or drinking), face coverings covering the nose and mouth are required regardless of vaccination status. Roxy Regional Theatre reserves the right to change this COVID-19 policy at any time and will communicate any necessary changes electronically or in person.

About Roxy Regional Theatre

Roxy Regional Theater is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the production of professional live theater and promotional arts in Clarksville and the Southeast, with a focus on education. The theater is located at 100 Franklin Street in Clarksville’s historic downtown.

For more information, visit www.roxyregionaltheatre.org

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