VIOLET
Sept. 6 - 23, 2018

About The Show:

This multi-award-winning musical follows a scarred woman who embarks on a cross-country bus trip to be

healed by a minister... discovering the true meaning of beauty along the way.
 

Winner of the Drama Critics' Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical when it premiered Off-

Broadway in 1997, and then on to a Tony-nominated Broadway debut in 2014 with a revised version, Violet

is a moving musical featuring show-stopping anthems, ranging from American-roots to folk to gospel.
 

With a score from Tony-winning composer Jeanine Tesori (Caroline, or Change; Thoroughly Modern Millie;

Shrek; Fun Home) and book and lyrics by the acclaimed Brian Crawley (A Little Princess), Violet is inspired by the short story, The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, astounding critics and audiences alike in two separate decades.
 

As a girl, Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood, leaving her with

a visible scar across her face. With enough money finally saved she's traveling across the Deep South in

1964 towards a miracle – the healing touch of a TV evangelist who will make her beautiful. Although she

may not succeed in having the scar on her face healed, Violet is able to repair those scars that are lying

deeper than her skin. On the way, she meets a young, African-American soldier whose love for her

reaches far past her physical “imperfections."
 

Book and Lyrics by Brian Crawley

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Our Rating: PG-13

Recommended for 13+ for some language. 

While musicals don't have a rating, we use this as a guide to help you make the best decision for your family. 

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