Actor’s Express Receives $20,000 Grant from Turner

Posted on February 13, 2018

Actor’s Express has been awarded a grant of $20,000 from Turner to support its production of The Color Purple. Managing Director Alex Scollon comments, “Year after year Turner has shown its commitment to Atlanta’s arts and culture scene and telling the stories or our time through its Turner Voices program. Actor’s Express is honored to be one of the recipients again this year.”

The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical based on Alice Walker’s great American novel. Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning triumph bolts joyously to life with soaring music and unforgettable characters. Celebrating the very best of the human spirit, The Color Purple tells the uplifting story of Celie, a woman who struggles through adversity to find strength, love and the power of her own voice.
The production runs June 16 – July 29, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at or by calling 404-607- 7469.

Turner Voices is Turner’s signature corporate philanthropy program that strategically invests in community arts and culture and youth development. The support leverages Turner employees, products, technology and services to identify and develop a pipeline of future storytellers and talent. To find out more about Turner visit or follow them on Twitter @Turner.