The show opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre September 15, 1976.
Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf opened on Broadway at the Booth Theatre September 15, 1976, following a run at The Public Theater.
The drama, featuring seven female characters represented by colors of the rainbow, combines poetry and dance to explore the plight of women. Shange herself was in the cast of the production, which ran 742 performances.
Flip through photos of the show below:
Look Back at Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf