Based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple is a soul-stirring musical set to a combination of jazz, gospel, swing, blues and African music. Natchez Little Theatre takes on this inspiring drama, set in 1930s rural Georgia, of an African-American woman who battles all the odds and becomes strong enough to stand on her own. 7:30 pm at 319 Linton Avenue. $20. (601) 440-2233.