The internationally staged musical The Colour Purple is set to open at the Joburg Theatre with an all-South African cast. Based on the 1982 novel written by Alice Walker, and the 1985 motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg, the story chronicles the life of a character named Celie, an oppressed black woman.
In the film, Celie endures rape, sexism, the loss of her children at birth and more.
The cast features renowned theater performers and will definitely keep audiences captivated with stellar music and of cause a touching story line.
Joining us in studio is Producer Bernard Jay and actor Didintle Khunou who play the role of the lead character Celie in the production.