Additional Casting has been announced for The Color Purple at Curve, Leicester.
West End star T’Shan Williams is set to take the role of Celie in this Tony Award-Winning musical.
FIRST LOOK! ?
The first images of @brumhippodrome and @CurveLeicester's production of Tony Award-winning Broadway production The Color Purple have been released, with T’Shan Williams set to take the role of Celie: https://t.co/PColp8N0DG pic.twitter.com/ZTsO0Iw2EU
— Birmingham Hippodrome (@brumhippodrome) May 15, 2019
The regional UK premiere will play at Curve, Leicester from 28th June – 13th July, followed by 16th – 20th July at Birmingham Hippodrome.
T’Shan’s previous credits include Heather Duke in Heathers The Musical at Theatre Royal, Haymarket & The Other Palace, Caroline, or Change at the Hampstead Theatre and Queen in The Life at the Southwark Playhouse.
She joins the previously announced cast including Joanna Francis as Shug Avery, Ako Mitchell as Mister, Simon-Anthony Rhoden as Mister’s son Harpo, Karen Mavundukure as his wife Sophia, Danielle Fiamanya as Celie’s sister Nettie and Delroy Brown as Pa.
The cast is completed by Geoff Aymer, Owen Chaponda, Perola Congo, KM Drew Boateng, Danielle Kassaraté, Anelisa Lamola, Rosemary Annabella Nkrumah, Jochebel Ohene MacCarthy, Landi Oshinowo and Jo Servi.