PURPLE RAIN: The World Premiere; Coming to State Theatre 4/10/25

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The world premiere stage adaptation of Prince’s legendary film and album Purple Rain™ comes to Hennepin Arts’ historic State Theatre April 10-May 11, 2025.

Based on the original screenplay by Albert Mangoli and William Blinn, this pre-Broadway debut is directed by Tony Award® nominee Lileana Blain-Cruz. It features a book by Tony Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Branden Jacobs-Jenkins with music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Tony Award winner Jason Michael Webb. Longtime Prince collaborators Bobby Z and Morris Hayes join the award-winning creative team as Prince Music Advisors.

“FIRST LOOK” PANEL • PRINCE CELEBRATION 2024

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

The State Theatre will host a “First Look” discussion with the Purple Rain creative team: Lileana Blain-Cruz, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Jason Michael Webb, Bobby Z and Morris Hayes.

Tickets available here.


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