Front Row | The Color Purple musical

Based on The Color Purple  by Alice Walker

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning dramatist Marsha Norman discusses how she adapted Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple as a musical for the stage. The show is about to receive its British premiere.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 8'59''
  • Broadcast date: 2013

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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