On Stage at Paul Robeson Theatre

Sept. 14 – Oct. 7, 2018


A Musical Based on the Play Purlie Victorious

By Ossie Davis, Lyrics by Peter Udell, Music by Gary Geld

Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose and Peter Udell

 Directed by Carlos R. A. Jones

Purlie Victorious, that strutting, new fangled preacher man is back home and he wants a church and he wants freedom. Witty, memorable music and a whole lotta of fun unfold as Purlie outmaneuvers ol’ Colonel and gets his girl Lutiebelle ( or she gets him!). From the composers of Shenandoah.