The Broadway adaptation of Alice Walker's book, The Color Purple, recently hit the road and is currently playing an extended engagement in Chicago, with sound design by Jon Weston, a 25-year veteran of theater sound. Drawmer signal processing equipment figured prominently in the tour. The music for The Color Purple spans gospel, blues, jazz, and rock and is performed by a band big enough to crowd any orchestra pit. Weston specified Drawmer DS404 quad gates and DS501 power gates for all of ...

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