Musical Version of 'Color Purple' to Debut The Color Purple, Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, makes its world debut as a musical in Atlanta on Friday. Playwright Marsha Norman wrote the book for the stage version of the story, which follows a Black woman in rural Georgia during the Jim Crow era. Emily Kopp of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.
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Musical Version of 'Color Purple' to Debut

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The Color Purple, Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, makes its world debut as a musical in Atlanta on Friday. Playwright Marsha Norman wrote the book for the stage version of the story, which follows a Black woman in rural Georgia during the Jim Crow era. Emily Kopp of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports.