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The Color Purple

The National Theatre (Washington, DC)

Reviews & Ratings

71 ratings
4.6 average rating
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1 review
2 stars
attended Apr 21 2011

The Color Purple was really good! I had been to the other shows in New York and really enjoyed them but this one was better than my second time seeing the show. The National theatre was a great venue to host.

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10 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 21 2011

Enjoyed the show very much - good voices, lively, everyone very professional.

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10 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

Extremely entertaining from start to finish!

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10 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 15 2011

The songs in some parts were in odd juxtaposition to the mood of the story, particularly in the first half. The second half seemed to work better as the story progressed.

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 15 2011

We really enjoyed The Color Purple, the show was excellent, the seats were great, I am so glad we got to see this! Thanks Goldstar!!

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9 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

Great show. Great music. A bit sad but did have a happy ending.
A very tall man sat in front of me, but I was lucky that there were 2 empty seats near me so I just moved over.
It was great.

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8 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 15 2011

Excellent performance of a decent musical- exceeded my expectations. Surprisingly the theater was only half full. The second act dragged a little but overall the show was very enjoyable.

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

I loved everything about this play and would recommend to others.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

Excellent show. Phenomenal singing and dancing. Lots of humor even though the story is sad. A few changes from the original story confused me. Great seats. Go see it!!!

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 24 2011

It was great! I'm so glad I went. Thoroughly enjoyed it! The seats were really great.

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4 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 15 2011

Awesome performance by the entire cast!!!! I thought it was a wonderful rendition of Alice Walker's book....capture very poignant points of the story. Lastly, my seats were great!

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4 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

Great adaptation of the book and the movie. The show was really awesome. The way the material was covered to give you a sense of what happened without all the benefits of a movie set was really creative. The singing was amazing, and the acting...continued

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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

I thought the play was excellent! The singing, dancing and acting was wonderful! I would highly recommend this to anybody that wants an enjoyable evening at the theater.

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 15 2011

The musical was wonderful. People get it stuck in their head that if you didn't see the Broadway cast you are seeing a second rate production. I found that this was not at all the case. This cast was amazing. They gave heart, soul, and...continued

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3 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 22 2011

Excellent production, exciting cast and phenomenal singing.......

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3 reviews
18 stars
attended Apr 21 2011

The music and singers were great. Did not know Lil Mo was so talented. Good Production.

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3 reviews
20 stars
attended Apr 17 2011

The play was very entertaining, based more on the book than the screen play, but equally great. I loved many of the songs that were sang, and the acting was great

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 14 2011

Great seat and awesome play.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 22 2011

I loved the show! The entire cast gave a wonderful performance and it was a pleasure to hear each and every one of them sing. The story line is a little mature for an audience under the 13.Thanks Goldstar for the seating was great.

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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 13 2011

I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this show. I normally like plays with more acting than singing and I had heard from a few friends that there is a lot of singing, so I was not sure how I would like the show. But I loved it. The...continued

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