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Rock Hall Film Series: Purple Rain

  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foster Theater 1100 East 9th Street Cleveland, OH, 44114 (map)

Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film starring Prince in his acting debut playing “The Kid,” a quasi-biographical character. Purple Rain was developed to showcase Prince’s talents and contains several concert sequences. The film grossed more than $68 million at the box office in the United States and over $80 million worldwide, thus making a large profit on its $7.2 million budget. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score, the last to receive the award.



Tickets are FREE for Rock Hall members and $5.50 for the general public. Tickets are available at There is an 8 ticket limit per transaction.

Wheelchair Access

Contact: 216-515-1924


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