For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf expresses the many struggles and obstacles that African-American women face throughout their lives. The production deals with love, abandonment, rape, and abortion, embodied by each woman's story.
This groundbreaking "choreopoem" is a spellbinding collection of vivid prose and free verse narratives about and performed by Black women. Capturing the brutal, tender and dramatic lives of contemporary Black women, For Colored Girls... offers a transformative, riveting evening of provocative dance, music and poetry.
For Colored Girls… 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.