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Color Purple

We saw this while in town for Hamilton, and were blown away. Fortunately we were able to see... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
Kristina H
Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Incredible show

My boyfriend and I saw this show and we were absolutely blown away. The theatre itself is great... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
New York City, New York
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242 W 45th St, Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, New York City, NY 10036-3901
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We saw this while in town for Hamilton, and were blown away. Fortunately we were able to see Cynthia Evrio, which was amazing!! I'm sure the next cast is great too - run don't walk to see this show!

1  Thank Kristina H
Reviewed July 11, 2017

My boyfriend and I saw this show and we were absolutely blown away. The theatre itself is great. The show was incredible. The degree of talent in the actors and actresses brought me to tears and the story line was captivating. Would highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

I was delighted by the sets and by the si going voices - very talented. Only thing that was unusual for me was the audience participation, the audience would randomly start clapping and shouting woohoo at the stage at rather inappropriate moments! Overall a great...More

Thank TKMB17
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Saw this show back in August. It was absolutely inspiring and amazing. The only thing hat would've made it better was if Danielle Brooks was performing that night; the ticket office said she wasn't that evening because of filming. Anyway I've seen many different shows...More

Thank roadtripgirl84
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

A play which captivates it's audiences; pulling on the heart strings from beginning to end. This play is well written, directed and great use of minimal props, it strips away all the extras that all other shows use to bring amazement using only chairs and...More

Thank gcrleigh
Reviewed January 29, 2017

When I traveled to NYC, the number one thing on my list of things to do was to see this show. I am so glad that I did. I don't think it was an empty seat in the house. I was very excited beforehand to...More

Thank linbrown85
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Every seat in this theater is a great seat. We got tickets same day at TKTS. Such a great show, highly recommend it. I had never seen or read the Color Purple so didn't know what to expect. Wonderful story and the cast was amazing!

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is my second time seeing the Color Purple. I really wanted to see Cynthia Ervo but she wasn't there for this show. The sent me an email at 7:30 AM the day of the show and informed me of her not being there. They...More

1  Thank Denine J
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited NYC from the UK, specifically to see the Color Purple, as I adore the cast recording and the reviews have been glowing. The audience was the most enthusiastic I've ever been a part of, with lots of mid-song and mid-show applause and cheering,...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

If you have seen the movie and appreciate the story. Then you must see the play before it shut downs on January 8th 2017. The performances and vocals was out of this world. I guarantee you will not disappointed.

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