‘The Color Purple’ Set to Grace OCP Stage

TammyRa’ and Brittney Thompson star in ‘The Color Purple’

Omaha, NE– The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) production of The Color Purple will open Friday, March 4, 2022. The show will run in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre through March 27 with performances Wednesdays through Sundays. Tickets are on sale now starting at $25 with prices varying by performance. Tickets may be purchased at the OCP Box Office, 6915 Cass St., Omaha, NE 68132, by phone at (402) 553-0800 or online at OmahaPlayhouse.com.


Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the Oscar® nominated film by Steven Spielberg, The Color Purple is an intimate coming-of-age story set in rural Georgia and told through a rich helping of jazz, ragtime, gospel and blues. As Celie grows from a young teenager into a woman, she must overcome the cruelty and hardships that life has dealt to discover her inner strength through love, forgiveness and family. Driven by powerhouse vocal performances, The Color Purple is the ultimate tale of triumph over suffering and empowerment through adversity.

Directed by: Kathy Tyree


TammyRa’ as Celie
Brittney Thompson as Nettie
Jus B. as Mister
Anthony Holmes as Harpo
Brandi Smith as Sofia
Dara Hogan as Shug Avery
Trey Butler as Adam
Charity Williams as Olivia
Ashari Johnson as Squeak
Brendan Brown as Grady
Eric Jordan as Ol’ Mister
Also featuring: Kerri Forrester, Serena Johnson, Doriette Jordan, Almeda Lopez, Alicia Amedee

Photo provided by Colin Conces

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