Friday, September 14, 2012

Northwest School of the Arts is first high school in nation to perform 'The Color Purple''

Northwest School of the Arts will soon have a spot in the history books.

The high school is the first in the nation to receive the rights to perform "The Color Purple."

The school will present the show Sept. 14-16, at Dale F. Halton Theatre on the campus of Central Piedmont Community College.

On Friday the performances begin at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, performances will be held at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. And on Sunday, the show will start at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online.

Get a glimpse behind the scenes:

Video: Courtesy of GreyHawk Films. This film was made in March 2012.