If prestigious awards and an endorsement by one of the most influential women in the world dont get your butt in the seat, then the incredible story will. Protagonist Celie is a woman who has beaten down by the world and the men shes adored, but in the end finds her voice in a dramatic turnaround that can only be described as triumphant and well-deserved. Tonights show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets range from $25 to 75. Visit arshtcenter.org.
Oct. 27-Nov. 1, 8 p.m., 2009