FOF #2636 – The Color Purple is in the Pink

Jul 19, 2018 · 2605 views

Carla R. Stewart (Shug Avery) and the North American tour cast of The Color Purple. Photo: Matthew Murphy

The musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Color Purple, is kicking off its national tour right here in Chicago.

The bodacious singer Shug Avery says that Miss Celie “sure is ugly” but the audience can appreciates the beauty in Celie’s triumph over adversity. After experiencing trauma after trauma in the first act, we see Celie come of age and not only become her own woman, this Celie gets a lot more woman on woman action than Whoopi Goldberg ever did.

Plus– Would Miss Celie have been a fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race?

Marc Felion and Fausto Fernós at the Color Purple musical in Chicago. Photo: Fausto Fernós.

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