Broadway Across America

Overview

The world premiere stage adaptation of Prince’s legendary film and album, Purple Rain is based on the original screenplay by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn, and features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, music and lyrics by Prince, and direction by Tony Award-nominee Lileana Blain-Cruz. Purple Rain tells the fictional story of The Kid, an up-and-coming rock musician in the Minneapolis music scene, as he contends with a tumultuous home environment, a rival band and a budding romance.

The world premiere stage adaptation of Prince’s legendary film and album, Purple Rain is based on the original screenplay by Albert Magnoli and William Blinn, and features a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, music and lyrics by Prince, and direction by Tony Award-nominee Lileana Blain-Cruz. Purple Rain tells the fictional story of The Kid, an up-and-coming rock musician in the Minneapolis music scene, as he contends with a tumultuous home environment, a rival band and a budding romance.