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Okwui Okpokwasili

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Lady in Green
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Lady in Green

Photos

Okwui Okpokwasili, Tendayi Kuumba, Amara Granderson, Stacey Sargeant, Kenita R. Mille Photo

Okwui Okpokwasili, Tendayi Kuumba, Amara Granderson, Stacey Sargeant, Kenita R. Miller, Alexandria Wailes, D. Woods

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Date:
04/21/2022
Stacey Sargent, Alexandria Wailes, Kenita R. Miller, Tendayi Kuumba, D. Woods, Okwui  Photo

Stacey Sargent, Alexandria Wailes, Kenita R. Miller, Tendayi Kuumba, D. Woods, Okwui Okpokwasili, Amara Granderson

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Date:
04/21/2022
Camille A. Brown, Okwui Okpokwasili Photo

Camille A. Brown, Okwui Okpokwasili

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Date:
04/21/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Lady in Green

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Lady in Green


Okwui Okpokwasili Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Okwui Okpokwasili, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

Okwui Okpokwasili News

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Presents the 21st Annual  RIVER TO RIVER Festival 2 Photo Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Presents the 21st Annual RIVER TO RIVER Festival 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council presents the 21st annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City’s  leading free summer arts festival, taking place June 12–26. 

FOR COLORED GIRLS on Broadway Announces Closing Date Photo FOR COLORED GIRLS on Broadway Announces Closing Date
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Three weeks are left to experience one of the best reviewed plays of 2022, the critically acclaimed and reimagined Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Austin McCormick's Company XIV, Still Creating The Sexie Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Austin McCormick's Company XIV, Still Creating The Sexiest Date Nights In Town
by Michael Dale - May 1, 2022

Seven Sins returns to Brooklyn, plus thoughts on Funny Girl and 'for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf'

The History of FOR COLORED GIRLS... and its Journey on Stage and Screen Photo The History of FOR COLORED GIRLS... and its Journey on Stage and Screen
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2022

This production marks the first Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's piece, however, it has had quite the life on stage and screen. Today, we're taking you through the production history of for colored girls... to learn more about its journey back to Broadway!

Photos: Cast and Creative of FOR COLORED GIRLS... Walk The Red Carpet Photo Photos: Cast and Creative of FOR COLORED GIRLS... Walk The Red Carpet
by Jennifer Broski - 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). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party festivities.

Photos: On the the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FOR COLORED GIRLS... Photo Photos: On the the Red Carpet for Opening Night of FOR COLORED GIRLS...
by Jennifer Broski - 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). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Takes Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - 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). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call below!

Review Roundup: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Opens On Broadway! Photo Review Roundup: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Opens On Broadway!
by Review Roundups - Apr 20, 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 opens tonight at the Booth Theatre! Read the reviews!

Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Opens Tonight on Broadway; Check Out All New Production  Photo Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS... Opens Tonight on Broadway; Check Out All New Production Photos!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 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 opens tonight, April 20 at 6:45pm at the Booth Theatre. Check out all new photos from the production here!

Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS Original Cast Members Visit Current Broadway Company Photo Photos: FOR COLORED GIRLS Original Cast Members Visit Current Broadway Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

On Thursday April 14, members of the original 1976 Broadway cast of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf visited the Booth Theatre to enjoy Camille A. Brown’s reimagined production of Ntozake Shange’s classic choreopoem and meet the current cast.

Okwui Okpokwasili Videos

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.


Okwui Okpokwasili Frequently Asked Questions

What is Okwui Okpokwasili next theatre project?
Okwui Okpokwasili's next show will be for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf which opens on 4/20/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Okwui Okpokwasili been in?
Okwui Okpokwasili has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Okwui Okpokwasili been in?
Okwui Okpokwasili has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Okwui Okpokwasili been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf .