For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide
Kaisaniemenkatu 9, Helsinki, Finland
Copenhagen based theater group New Nordic Voices perform Ntozake Shanges play ”For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide”.
FOR COLORED GIRLS who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, Ntozake Shange’s first work, tells the stories of seven women who have suffered oppression in a racist and sexist society. The choreopoem is an innovative combination of poetry, drama, music, and dance. For Shange, the combination is important. She learned about her identity as a woman through words, songs, and literature; she learned about her identity as an African through dance.
Director: Shirley Basfield Dunlap.
Age limit: 15
Length: 90 min