Reviews are in for the Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf at the Booth Theatre. The work officially opened April 20 after beginning previews April 1. The limited run continues through August 14.
Camille A. Brown makes her Broadway directorial debut with the production which stars Amara Granderson, Tendayi Kuumba, Kenita R. Miller, Okwui Okpokwasili, Stacey Sargeant, Alexandria Wailes, and D. Woods.
Read the reviews here.
Broadway News (Brittani Samuel)
Did They Like It (Bedatri D. Choudhury)
Harlem Community News (Linda Armstrong)
Hollywood Reporter (Lovia Gyarkye)
New York Daily News (Chris Jones)
New York Post (Johnny Oleksinski)
New York Stage Review (David Finkle)
New York Times (Laura Collins-Hughes)
New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)
New York Theatre Guide (Juan Michael Porter II)
Talkin' Broadway (James Wilson)
Time Out (Melissa Rose Bernardo)
Playbill will continue to update this list as reviews come in.
Following seven women, Ntozake 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. for colored girls... originally made its Broadway premiere at the Booth Theatre in 1976, and received a Tony nomination for Best Play.
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. Bernita Robinson serves 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.