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Filled with passion, humor, and raw honesty, legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange's form-changing choreopoem tells the stories of seven women of color using poetry, song and movement. With unflinching honesty and emotion, each woman voices her survival story of having to exist in a world shaped by sexism and racism.

Booth Theatre (Broadway)


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222 West 45th St. Seating Chart
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
The seven-time Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf will have a special American Sign Language performance on Tuesday, May 31, following the success of the first ASL signed performance the production had on April 15, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
for colored girls... has announced that Kenita R. Miller has played her final performance as Lady in Red. Rachel Christopher has officially taken over the role, as Miller has stepped away for maternity leave.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022
The reimagined revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf will host “100 Women of Hip Hop Sisterhood Sunday,” a spirited gathering of Black women on Sunday at 3 p.m.
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022
Following an earlier announcement that the show must close, the most Tony nominated play currently on Broadway, the critically acclaimed and reimagined revival of Ntozake Shange’s groundbreaking for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, will now play an additional two weeks through Sunday, June 5 at Broadway’s Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street). The previously announced final performance was Sunday, May 22.
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.
by Stephi Wild - April 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!
by BroadwayWorld TV - April 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).
by Jennifer Broski - April 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.
by Jennifer Broski - April 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!
by Jennifer Broski - April 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!
by Review Roundups - April 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!
by Stephi Wild - April 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!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 8, 2022
The highly anticipated 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, has announced a special American Sign Language performance on Friday, April 15th.
by Stephi Wild - April 1, 2022
for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf begins previews tonight, Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Booth Theatre. The show will officially open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Meet the cast here!
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 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.
by Bruce Glikas - March 14, 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 on Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) and open on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 2, 2022
Scribner has announced the April 2022 reissue of the award-winning play for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, in celebration of its upcoming Broadway revival by Tony nominated choreographer and director, Camille A. Brown.
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2022
Joining the cast are Amara Granderson as Lady in Orange, Tendayi Kuumba as Lady in Brown, Kenita R. Miller as Lady in Red, Okwui Okpokwasili as Lady in Green, Stacey Sargeant as Lady in Blue, Alexandria Wailes as Lady in Purple, and D. Woods as Lady in Yellow.

for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf Frequently Asked Questions

How long has for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf been running on Broadway?
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf opened at the Booth Theatre (Broadway) on Wednesday Apr 20, 2022 and has now been running for 1 month.

What other productions of for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf have their been?
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf has had 11 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, West End which opened in 1979, Regional (US) which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2008, Off-Broadway which opened in 2019 and Broadway which opened in 2022.

What theatre is for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf playing on Broadway?
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf is playing at the Booth Theatre (Broadway), which is located at 222 West 45th St. New York.

What productions of for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf have their been?
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf has had 11 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, West End which opened in 1979, Regional (US) which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2008, Off-Broadway which opened in 2019 and Broadway which opened in 2022.

What is the order of songs in for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf and what's the order?
dark phrases
graduation nite
now i love somebody more than
no assistance
i'm a poet who . . .
latent rapists'
abortion cycle #1
sechita
toussaint
one
i used to live in the world
pyramid (from international woman's day)
no more love poems #1
no more love poems #2
no more love poems #3
no more love songs #4
somebody almost run off wit alla my stuff
sorry
a night with beau willie brown
a laying on of hands
i found god in myself

What Tony Awards has for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf been nominated for?
Best Choreography for Camille A. Brown, Best Costume Design of a Play for Sarafina Bush, Best Direction of a Play for Camille A. Brown, Best Lighting Design of a Play for Jiyoun ChangBest Revival of a Play for for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf and Best Sound Design of a Play for Justin Ellington.

What awards has for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf been nominated for?
Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Distinguished Performance Awards (Drama League Awards) for Kenita R. Miller, Outstanding Direction of a Play (Drama League Awards) for Camille A. Brown, Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama League Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Camille A. BrownOutstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Camille A. Brown and Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.

What productions of for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf have there been?
for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf has had 11 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Off-Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1976, West End which opened in 1979, Regional (US) which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2008, Off-Broadway which opened in 2019 and Broadway which opened in 2022.