4th Wall Theatre will celebrate Black History Month with a one-night play reading:
for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf
by Ntozake Shange
directed by Gwen Ricks-Spencer
Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30 pm
A black woman explores seven facets of herself and emerges a stronger person in Ntozake Shange's "choreo-poem." The piece is a series of 20 separate poems choreographed to music that weaves interconnected stories of love, empowerment, struggle and loss into a complex representation of sisterhood. The cast consists of seven nameless African-American women only identified by the colors they are assigned. Shange wrote for colored girls.... in a way that mimicked how real women spoke so she could draw her readers' focus to the experience of reading and listening. The show was nominated for a Tony Award in 1976.
Group rates available for groups of 15 or more.
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Westminster Arts Center @ Bloomfield College 449 Franklin Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003