Through music, poetry and dance, seven women weave their stories of love, heartache, violence and joy into a powerful mosaic of the experiences of African-American women. This seminal work celebrates the power of reclaiming one’s voice.
“for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is more than a poetic drama, more than a dance performance, more than a celebration of the dreams and aspirations, or the profound losses of the women of colour whose stories populate this extraordinary work. At its very core, for colored girls... is a powerful enchantment; an aesthetic exultation; a love song; a healing.” – Director Djanet Sears
WINNER OF THE OBIE AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED PRODUCTION
NOMINATED, TONY AWARD FOR BEST PLAY
Advisory: This production deals with issues such as rape and domestic abuse.
Note: Late patrons will not be admitted to the theatre 30 minutes after start time.
Approximate running time: 1 hour(s) & 33 minute(s) . There will be no intermission.
Watch & Listen
- DJANET SEARS, Director
- MUMBI TINDYEBWA OTU, Assistant Director
- ASTRID JANSON, Set Designer and Costume Designer
- MICHELLE RAMSAY, Lighting Designer
- SUBA SANKARAN, Sound Designer, Composer and Arrangement
- ALEXANDRA LORD, Assistant Set & Costume Designer
- KETRICE ANDERSON, Apprentice Designer
- ANDRES CASTILLO-SMITH, Sound Coordinator
- JASMYN FYFFE, Choreographer
- VIVINE SCARLETT, Choreographer
- KELLY MCEVENUE, Alexander Coach
- ROBERT HARDING, Production Stage Manager
- DARRAGH PARSONS, Stage Manager
- KATE SANDESON, Assistant Stage Manager