October 4-22: THE COLOR PURPLE! This stirring family chronicle follows the inspirational Celie as she journeys from childhood through joy to anguish and then hope as she discovers the power of love and life. With a soul-raising score, Tony-winning The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to Alice Walker’s best selling tale of 40-years in the life of a family in rural Georgia. “Exquisite! A joyous celebration of storytelling!” – New York Times! Wed., thru Sat., 8 p.m. Sun., 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets for preview performances Oct. 4-5, 2017 are $42 for adults and $29 for children 5-15; Full priced tickets October 6-22, 2017 are $52 for adults and $39 for children. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Tickets, (843) 842-ARTS or https://tickets.artshhi.com or artshhi.com.