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2022/23 Season


Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

About This Show

11 November - 10 December, 2022

A soaring musical pilgrimage that follows a young woman hoping to transform her life on a Greyhound bus journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma in 1964.


In 1964, a young woman named Violet takes a 900-mile Greyhound bus journey from her home in North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains to Tulsa, Oklahoma—hoping a televangelist preacher will pray away the deep scar on her face. On her way to transform her life, Violet meets a young African-American soldier who knows what it’s like to be an outsider and his Army buddy who is battling demons of his own. 

This moving musical features show-stopping anthems from Jeanine Tesori, award-winning composer of Fun Home and Caroline, or Change. VIOLET is a Drama Critics’ Circle Award Winner and Tony Award Nominee for Best Revival of a Musical.

“Heart-stirring … with its tangy flavors of country, gospel, blues and honky-tonk rock”  —The New York Times

VIOLET is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.


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