Leicester’s Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome have today announced full casting for their upcoming co-production of the hit Broadway musical, The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker.
Directed by Tinuke Craig, The Color Purple will run at Curve, Leicester from 28th June to 13th July 2019, before transferring to the Birmingham Hippodrome from 16th to 20th July 2019.
Seyi Omooba will lead the cast as Celie, alongside Joanna Francis as Shug Avery, Ako Mitchell as Mister, Simon-Anthony Rhoden as Harpo, Karen Mavundukure as Sofia, Danielle Fiamanya as Nettis, and Delroy Brown as Pa.
The cast is completed by Geoff Aymer, Owen Chaponda, Perola Congo, KM Drew Boateng, Danielle Kassaraté, Anelisa Lamola, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy, Landi Oshinowo and Jo Servi.
Tickets for The Color Purple are on sale now.