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Ntozake Shange

 
Date of Birth: October 18, 1948 (73)

Birth Place: Trenton, NJ, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1976
Performer
Lady in Orange

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright

Photos

The family of playwright Ntozake Shange  Photo

The family of playwright Ntozake Shange

From: 
Date:
10/23/2019
Terrie Williams & Ntozake Shange attending the Woodie King Jr's NFT New Federal Theat Photo

Terrie Williams & Ntozake Shange attending the Woodie King Jr's NFT New Federal Theatre 40th Reunion Gala Benefit in New York City.

From: 
Date:
05/23/2011
Ntozake Shange attending the Woodie King Jr's NFT New Federal Theatre 40th Reunion Ga Photo

Ntozake Shange attending the Woodie King Jr's NFT New Federal Theatre 40th Reunion Gala Benefit Awards Presentation in New York City.

From: 
Date:
05/23/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1976
Performer

Lady in Orange

Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Playwright





Ntozake Shange News

Works & Process Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring the Creators of Broadway's SOME  Photo Works & Process Announces Fall 2022 Season Featuring the Creators of Broadway's SOME LIKE IT HOT & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

As a process-focused performing arts organization, Works & Process continued to provide opportunities and fees for artists throughout the pandemic, and pioneered the bubble residency model to support their work safely. The fall 2022 season will feature the official world premieres of works created by New York artists.

Fulton Theatre Presents FOR COLORED BOYZ Next Month Photo Fulton Theatre Presents FOR COLORED BOYZ Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

The Fulton Theatre has announced casting for the World/Regional Premiere of FOR COLORED BOYZ on the verge of a nervous breakdown/ when freedom ain't enuff, a new choreopoem by author and playwright Bryan-Keyth Wilson.

651 ARTS Announces New Executive Director Toya Lillard Photo 651 ARTS Announces New Executive Director Toya Lillard
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2022

651 ARTS - Brooklyn's premier organization for the African Diasporic performing arts - today named Toya Lillard as the renowned institution's Executive Director. Lillard, who initially joined 651 as Interim Executive Director in May of this year, was appointed in a more permanent capacity by the organization's Board of Trustees to a three-year term in the role.

The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season Photo The Acting Company Announces Casting For its 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

The Acting Company's Artistic Director Kent Gash and Managing Director Erik Schroeder have announced casting for the national tours of The Three Musketeers and Romeo and Juliet launching in New York City and playing over 27 engagements in 16 states.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers Trilogy Presented At Two Iconic NYC Organizations Photo Camille A. Brown & Dancers Trilogy Presented At Two Iconic NYC Organizations
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2022

The Apollo and The Joyce Theater has announced that they are partnering together to present a cross-town celebration of three dance and theater works, known collectively as The Trilogy, by award-winning choreographer & director Camille A. Brown, October 25 through November 5, 2022.

Lynn Nottage, Mandy Patinkin, and More Will Be Inducted Into the Theater Hall of Fame Photo Lynn Nottage, Mandy Patinkin, and More Will Be Inducted Into the Theater Hall of Fame
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2022 inductees. The 2022 Gala Induction and Dinner will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:00 PM at The Gershwin Theatre in New York City.

Woolly Mammoth Announces Members of the 2nd Cohort of Miranda Family Fellows Program Photo Woolly Mammoth Announces Members of the 2nd Cohort of Miranda Family Fellows Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, a Tony Award-winning national leader in the creation of innovative theatre, has announced the second cohort of its transformative fellowship program in partnership and with a lead gift from the Miranda Family Fund, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s family philanthropic fund.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

SKELETON CREW's Phylicia Rashad Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actre Photo SKELETON CREW's Phylicia Rashad Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Phylicia Rashad has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for SKELETON CREW.

Joe Papp, Founder of The Public Theater and Free Shakespeare in the Park, Believed Gr Photo Joe Papp, Founder of The Public Theater and Free Shakespeare in the Park, Believed Great Art is for All
by - Jun 2, 2022

Special Offer - Joe Papp, founder of The Public Theater and Free Shakespeare in the Park, believed great art is for all.

Ntozake Shange Videos

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of FOR COLORED GIRLS... VideoVIDEO: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of FOR COLORED GIRLS...
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2022

The Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown opened just last night at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street).

VIDEO: FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/ WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Compan VideoVIDEO: FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/ WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF Company Gets Ready for Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2022

Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf is coming to Broadway, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown. Performances begin next week on Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) and open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

VIDEO: Anna Deavere Smith Recalls the First Reading of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at VideoVIDEO: Anna Deavere Smith Recalls the First Reading of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2020

Signature Theatre Residency 1 playwright Anna Deavere Smith speaks to her work at Signature's first play reading for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.

STAGE TUBE: Whoopi, Perry Talk COLORED GIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2010

Tyler Perry's next film, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, which is set to star Janet Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, and Macy Gray, will be released on November 5. In the following clip, Whoopi Goldberg and Tyler Perry chat about the upcoming film backstage on the View.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Tyler Perry's 'For Colored Girls!'
by Molly Hagan - Sep 15, 2010

The L.A. Times reports that Tyler Perry's latest film 'For Colored Girls' will open this November. Watch the trailer for a sneak peek at the star-studded cast.

BWW TV: AMERICAN THEATRE WING'S In The Wings - Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo
by Robert Diamond - Jun 15, 2010

ANNE CATTANEO is the dramaturg of Lincoln Center Theater and the creator and head of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. A three term past president of Literary Mangers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she is the recipient of LMDA's first Lessing Award for lifetime achievement of dramaturgy. She has worked widely as a dramaturg on classical plays with directors such as James Lapine, Robert Wilson, Adrian Hall, Robert Falls, Mark Lamos and JoAnne Akalaitis. As the director of the Playworks Program at the Phoenix Theater during the late 1970's, she commissioned and developed plays by Wendy Wasserstein (Isn't It Romantic) Mustapha Matura (Meetings) and Christopher Durang (Beyond Therapy). For the Acting Company, she created two projects: Orchards (published by Knopf and Broadway Play Publishing) which presented seven Chekhov stories adapted for the stage by Maria Irene Fornes, Spalding Gray, John Guare, David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, Michael Weller and Samm-Art Williams, and Love's Fire (published by William Morrow) responses to Shakespeare sonnets by Eric Bogosian, William Finn, John Guare, Tony Kushner, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange and Wendy Wasserstein. Her own translations of 20th Century German playwrights include Brecht's Galileo (Goodman Theater 1986 starring Brian Dennehy) and Botho Strauss' Big And Little (Phoenix production starring Barbara Barrie, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.) She is currently on the faculty at Juilliard.


Ntozake Shange Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ntozake Shange been in?
Ntozake Shange has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ntozake Shange been in?
Ntozake Shange has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Ntozake Shange written?
Ntozake Shange has written 1 shows including for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf (Bookwriter).