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Birmingham Hippodrome, we are delighted to be working again with at Curve to bring you an intimate new digital version of our Award-winning production The Color Purple, streaming for three weeks only from next Tuesday .

Building on the success of Curve's first major stream Sunset Boulevard – at Home (‘A game changer’, The Telegraph), The Color Purple has been especially created for you to watch at home. This unforgettable story set in racially divided Southern America is staged by the team behind our Protected content - Director Tinuke Craig, Musical Director Alex Parker and Choreographer Mark Smith – and celebrates life, love and the strength to stand up for who you are and what you believe in.

T’Shan Williams returns to lead our magnificent original company as our courageous heroine Celie, with Danielle Fiamanya (Winner – The Stage Debut Awards Protected content her role as Celie’s Sister, Nettie. Carly Mercedes Dyer joins the cast as the vivacious Shug Avery, following her acclaimed performance as Anita in the Protected content at Curve production of West Side Story.

Drawing inspiration from jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues, a band of incredible musicians will combine with the company’s soulful vocals in bringing the score to life, including Push Da Button, Too Beautiful for Words and I’m Here.

Book now for your chance to see Alice Walker’s seminal novel as you’ve never seen it before.