For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
Dress rehearsal of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.
On Saturday September 16 Four Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf – at AUA Language Centre (Rachadamoen Road AKA Sunday Walking Street) – by the Gate Theater – 7pm – tickets available on the door priced 400 THB
Written by renowned playwright Ntozake Shange, and Directed by Stephan Turner, the production will be performed in readers theater format, combining poetry, dance, music, and monologues to explore the experiences of Black women in America. The play was first performed in 1976 and has since become a landmark work in American theater. The play consists of a series of interconnected poems performed by seven women, each identified only by a color, such as Lady in Yellow, Lady in Purple, Lady in Blue, and so on. The poems explore themes of identity, womanhood, love, sexuality, abuse, and empowerment . Reviews for “For Colored Girls” have generally been positive, praising its powerful storytelling, emotional impact, and the way it addresses important themes like identity, race, womanhood, and empowerment. The play has been appreciated for its unique format that blends poetry with theater, creating a strong and memorable theatrical experience.
Please note that this is a one-night only performance and is presented as readers theater in which the actors present dramatic readings of narrative material without costumes, props, scenery, or special lighting.
Admission at the door 400 baht, so please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Contact Stephan Turner at [email protected]