FOR COLORED GIRLS brings to the screen Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning play, a poetic exploration of what is to be of color and a female in this world.
- The original title of Ntozake Shange's play is "for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf" (complete with the unorthodox capitalization, spelling, and…More
- Was a 1975 play, first staged in California. It has also been performed Off-Broadway and on Broadway, and adapted as a book, a television movie to a planned theatrical film.
- In the original play, the characters did not have names, and were known instead by the colors of their costumes: "Lady in Red," "Lady in Purple," "Lady in Blue," "Lady in Yellow," etc.…More