Off West End/London Fringe

Reviewed: The Color Purple, Menier Chocolate Factory

Reviewed: The Color Purple, Menier Chocolate Factory by Scott Matthewman

For Musical Theatre Review, my review of the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of The Color Purple:

Alice Walker’s classic novel, adapted first into an acclaimed film and then a musical, makes its London debut in the latter form with an assured production that showcases some of our finest musical theatre talent – while also producing an incredibly moving and emotional tale of abuse and survival, and of rejection of the idea that subjugation of anyone can be tolerated.

Read the full review.

Story written by Scott Matthewman

Formerly Online Editor and Digital Project Manager for The Stage, creator of the award-winning The Gay Vote politics blog, now lead developer for, critic for Musical Theatre Review, The Public Reviews and others.



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