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Mercury Theater
3745 N. Southport Avenue Chicago, IL 60613
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"The Color Purple"
165 ratings
4.8 average rating
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Warren Armstrong
59 events
6 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

Attended this show with my sister for her birthday and she absolutely loved it. The actors were wonderful and performed their hearts out. The singing was amazing. A great adaptation of the book. A must see....

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Beverly Red Velvet
19 events
15 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 18 2013

Loved the music/actors/songs....everything...the young lady playing SHUG....I saw her in Dreamgirls at Marriott so I knew I was in for a niece and I are hooked on the Mercury Thearte...just wish parking was better but we usually can...continued

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217 events
67 reviews
93 stars
attended Aug 22 2013

This was an outstanding production. The acting, dancing, and especially the singing were far superior to the last three or four shows I've seen through Broadway in Chicago . Plus those shows cost two to three times the price. Definitely a...continued

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Adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Marsha Norman, with music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winners Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray.

The Color Purple may not be appropriate for children under the age of 11. Parental discretion is advised.

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