When: Fri., Nov. 18, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Nov. 19, 3-6 & 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 20, 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. 2016
For colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, Ntozake Shange’s first work, tells the stories of seven women who have suffered oppression in a racist and sexist society. The choreopoem is an innovative combination of poetry, drama, music, and dance. For Shange, the combination is important. She learned about her identity as a woman through words, songs, and literature; she learned about her identity as an African through dance. Commissioned by Music Hall, produced and directed by Angela Dunlap.