Opens February 10
Alice Walker’s heartrending Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Color Purple, is re-envisioned as an emotionally touching musical. In a story that spans several decades, follow the trials and tribulations of Celie, a young black woman living in rural Georgia during the 1930s. From rich gospel to swinging jazz and soulful blues numbers, the Grammy-nominated score flies through Celie’s life as she learns how to love herself and others. Canon Theatre, Tuesday to Saturday 8 p.m., Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 2 p.m., $30 to $85; call 416-872-1212 to reserve.