WEST ORANGE, NJ - Beginning in October, West Orange High School Class of 2017 alumna Gabriella Rodriguez will head out on a national tour of "The Color Purple" that will run through May 2020. Rodriguez will be part of the ensemble, play the role of "Squeak" and understudy the role of "Nettie."

Rodriguez is a talented performer and singer that starred in musicals at Liberty Middle School and West Orange High School, most notably as "Ariel" in "The Little Mermaid."

To find out more about "The Color Purple" and to purchase tickets, visit https://colorpurple.com.