The concert production will be streaming online from the 16th February.

(c) Pamela Raith.

New images have been released ahead of the Curve Theatre’s upcoming concert production of The Color Purple, which is being streamed online fo a limited time.

With the planned run of live performances having to be cancelled due to the uncertainty around national restrictions, the Curve have safely brought together the 2019 award-winning company to stream the production for audiences to watch online.

(c)Pamela Raith.

Directed by Tinuke Craig, the production stars: T’Shan Williams as Celie, with Danielle Fiamanya as Nettie, Karen Mavundukure as Sofia, Ako Mitchell as Mister and Simon Anthony Rhoden as Harpo. Also returning to Curve is Carly Mercedes Dyer, who played Anita in the acclaimed Made at Curve production of West Side Story. Carly will join the cast as Shug Avery. The company is completed by returning cast members Geoff Aymer, KM Drew Boateng, Owen Chaponda, Perola Congo, Danielle Kassarate, Anelisa Lamola, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy, Landi Oshinowo and Jo Servi.

(c)Pamela Raith

The musical is based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, the creative team behind the production includes: Musical Director Alex Parker, Designer Alex Lowde, Choreographer Mark Smith, Sound Designer Tom Marshall and Casting Director Kay Magson CDG.The production will be lit by Curve Associate Ben Cracknell.

(c)Pamela Raith

As part of the run of streamed performances, Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome will offer 2,000 free tickets for NHS workers to enjoy the production at home, with tickets distributed through local NHS providers.

Tickets for The Color Purple – at Home are available to book now and are priced at £20 per household. The streamed production will be available to audiences in the UK and Ireland only and Curve will offer a range of accessible performances throughout the run, including captioned and audio described.

(c)Pamela Raith

The Color Purple – at home will be streamed from the 16th February until the 7th March. For more information and to book tickets visit: https://www.curveonline.co.uk/whats-on/shows/the-color-purple-at-home/