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Black girl magic is reborn on Broadway in this fearlessly new, fiercely now reinvention of Ntozake Shange’s iconic masterpiece for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
In this celebration of the power of Black womanhood, seven women share their stories and find strength in each other’s humor and passion through a fusion of music, dance, poetry and song that explodes off the stage and resonates with all.
“A landmark of American theater” (The New York Times
), Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
blazed a trail for generations to come. Now, it returns to Broadway for the first time, reinvented, directed, and choreographed by “a true superstar of theater and dance” (NPR
), Tony Award® nominee Camille A. Brown (Once On This Island
, Choir Boy
, Fire Shut Up in My Bones
- Metropolitan Opera Fall 2021).
“A masterpiece! A turning-point for art by and about Black women.” – Essence
“There is something so mesmerizing about hearing the words of Ntozake Shange through her brilliant For Colored Girls
.” – New York Amsterdam News
“Camille A. Brown is one of the most exciting and creative figures in the world of dance today.” – Vogue
“For Colored Girls
should be seen, savored, and treasured.” – The New York Times
“Ntozake Shange writes with such exquisite beauty that anyone can relate to her message. It made me proud at being a member of the human race.” – The New York Times