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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.

Running Time:

90 minutes, no intermission

Public Theater


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by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 21, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a fourth and final extension of the revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange. Directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner with choreography by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf began performances on Tuesday, October 8 in The Public's Martinson Hall and officially opened on Tuesday, October 22. for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 17, and was extended four times to now run through Sunday, December 15.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 25, 2019
The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the third extension of the revival of FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange. Directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner with choreography by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown, FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF began performances on Tuesday, October 8 in The Public's Martinson Hall and officially opened on Tuesday, October 22. In its third extension, FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 17, and will now run through Sunday, December 8.

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

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 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 awards has for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Camille A. Brown, Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie James, Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martha Redbone, Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Okwui OkpokwasiliOutstanding Revival of a Play (Drama League Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf and Outstanding Revival of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.

What awards has for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf won?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Camille A. Brown and Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Toni-Leslie James Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Martha Redbone Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Okwui Okpokwasili Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama League Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Outstanding Revival of a Play (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.