Purlie

Purlie

Musical


Overview


Synopsis

‘Purlie’ tells the story of Purlie, a self-taught preacher who returns to his home in the South with the intent of opening an abandoned church and ringing the bell of freedom. The problem is that Ol’ Capn’ is holding Purlie’s inheritance due to a long-lost cousin. With the help of Ol’ Capn’s son, Charlie, Purlie's manages to outsmart the white haired old-timer to win a victory for freedom.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Male

Supporting



Show Information

Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
medium
Licensor:
Casting Notes:

Includes adult, young adult, mature adult, child, early teen, late teen, elderly characters