The Broadway revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, officially opened April 20 at the Booth Theatre with a limited run set through August 14.
Following seven women, Shange's choreopoem explores their stories and how they find strength in each other’s humor and passion through a fusion of poetry, dance, music, and song.
The Camille A. Brown-directed revival features Amara Granderson as Lady in Orange, Tendayi Kuumba as Lady in Brown, Kenita R. Miller as Lady in Red, Okwui Okpokwasili as Lady in Green, Stacey Sargeant as Lady in Blue, Alexandria Wailes as Lady in Purple, and D. Woods as Lady in Yellow.
Look inside opening night below:
Brown makes history as the first Black woman to serve as choreographer and director on a Broadway production in more than 65 years with the production which is also her Broadway directorial debut.
Along with Brown, the creative team features set designer Myung Hee Cho, costume designer Sarafina Bush, lighting designer Jiyoun Chang, sound designer Justin Ellington, projection designer Aaron Rhyne, hair designer Cookie Jordan, music director Deah Love Harriott, music coordinator Tia Allen, associate director Christina Franklin, and associate choreographer Maleek Washington. The production showcases original music by Martha Redbone and Aaron Whitby.
Also serving on the creative team are Bernita Robinson as production stage manager and lark hacksaw as assistant stage manager. Erica Jensen of Calleri Jensen Davis cast the production, and Hudson Theatricals provides production supervision.
For tickets and more information, visit ForColoredGirlsBway.com.