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The Color Purple

The hit musical opens at Mahalia Jackson Theater


Feb. 11-13


The stirring musical tale of Celie overcoming poverty and abuse in rural Georgia in the early 1900s returns to New Orleans. The musical adaptation of Alice Walker's novel opened on Broadway in 2005 and was a smash hit. Tickets $38.90-$86.25 (including fees). 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun., 7:30 p.m. Sun. Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 287-0351;

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