The Color Purple to be Held May 19-29

The Color Purple is an inspiring family saga that tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. This musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story.

The performance will be held May 19-29 at Amelia Musicial Playhouse, located at 1955 Island Walkway, Fernandina Beach. For more information and tickets visit

With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues, The Color Purple is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love and a celebration of life. Starring Jessica Mainor-Thiele as Celie, directed by Deirdre A Wallace, sponsored by Colson Family Law, P.A. and Jody A. Greene, P.A.