The Color Purple 2022 tour tickets, dates and venues - book now

All about the 2022 The Color Purple tour in the UK

The Color Purple_T'Shan Williams (Celie) and Danielle Fiamanya (Nettie)_Photography by Manuel Harlan
The Color Purple 2019 cast: T'Shan Williams (Celie) and Danielle Fiamanya (Nettie). Photography by Manuel Harlan

The Color Purple is hitting the road for its first ever UK tour in 2022 – here’s all you need to know.

From 2022 The Color Purple tour tickets to all the upcoming dates and venues, this is your guide to the show on the road.


Based on Alice Walker’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel and adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winner Marsha Norman, Allee Willis, Brenda Russell and Stephen Bray, The Color Purple tells the powerful and life-affirming story of courageous heroine Celie.

Abused and oppressed throughout her youth, Celie embarks on a journey through joy, despair, anguish and hope, discovering her own unique voice thanks to the incredible women in her life. From an unbreakable bond with her sister Nettie, to friendship with fiercely independent Sofia and a life-changing affair with glamorous singer Shug Avery, Celie learns to love herself.

The Color Purple 2022 tour dates and venues

Book tickets Birmingham Birmingham Hippodrome
13 September 2022 - 17 September 2022

Book tickets Plymouth Theatre Royal
27 September 2022 - 01 October 2022

Book tickets Northampton Royal & Derngate
04 October 2022 - 08 October 2022

Book tickets Salford The Lowry
11 October 2022 - 15 October 2022

Book tickets Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre
18 October 2022 - 22 October 2022

Book tickets Southampton Mayflower Theatre
25 October 2022 - 29 October 2022

Book tickets Norwich Theatre Royal
01 November 2022 - 05 November 2022

The production is directed by Tinuke Craig with casting and full creative team for the tour to be announced.

Co-produced by Leicester’s Curve theatre and Birmingham Hippodrome, the production previously ran in 2019.

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