The Public Theater has added a second 1-week extension to the first major New York revival of Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, directed by Leah C. Gardiner and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown. Previews begin at the Public's Martinson Theater on October 8, 2019, ahead of an official opening on October 22. The limited engagement was originally scheduled to close on November 17, before an initial extension through November 24, and it will now run through December 1, 2019.
The Public Theater is reviving Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf which had its Off-Broadway premiere there. The 'choreopoem,' a phrase coined by Shange, hasn’t been seen in New York in over 40 years since it closed in 1978, after having moved to Broadway from The Public. Even though it’s been a staple on college campuses around the country... Read more