For colored girls who have considered suicide When the rainbow is enuf

Here is the complete text, with stage directions, of a groundbreaking dramatic prose poem written in vivid and powerful language that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world.

For colored girls who have considered suicide When the rainbow is enuf

For colored girls who have considered suicide When the rainbow is enuf

This revolutionary, award-winning play by a lauded playwright and poet is a fearless portrayal of the experiences of women of color—“extraordinary and wonderful…that anyone can relate to” (The New York Times) and continues to move and resonate with readers today more than ever. From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it is to be of color and female in the twentieth century. First published in 1975 when it was praised by The New Yorker for "encompassing...every feeling and experience a woman has ever had," for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf will be read and performed for generations to come. Here is the complete text, with stage directions, of a groundbreaking dramatic prose poem written in vivid and powerful language that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world.

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For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Ntozake Shange
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-02 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

This revolutionary, award-winning play by a lauded playwright and poet is a fearless portrayal of the experiences of women of color—“extraordinary and wonderful…that anyone can relate to” (The New York Times) and continues to move and resonate with readers today more than ever. From its inception in California in 1974
A Study Guide for Ntozake Shange's
Language: en
Pages: 19
Authors: Gale, Cengage Learning
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for Ntozake Shange's "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any
Broadway: An Encyclopedia of Theater and American Culture [2 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 779
Authors: Thomas A. Greenfield
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-23 - Publisher: Greenwood

This is the most comprehensive and insightful reference available on Broadway theater as an American cultural phenomenon and an illuminator of American life. • Comprises nearly 200 entries of landmark productions, important theater artists, and topics that highlight Broadway's powerful impact on American culture • Brings together the work of
Plays, One
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Ntozake Shange
Categories: African American women in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Methuen Publishing

'Ntozake Shange''s best plays reissued in the new Contemporary Dramatists series. This collection spans twenty years and brings together her works ''for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf''. ''Shange''s poetry is mordantly witty, unpredictable and disciplined. It has to do with love and death and the
Daddy Says
Language: en
Pages: 183
Authors: Ntozake Shange
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The acclaimed playwright, poet, and author of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" pens his first novel for young readers.

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