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Title:
For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf
Author:
Scott, Oz.
Publication Information:
West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2002?]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American.
General Note:
"Broadway Theatre Archive."

"Originally produced by the New York Shakespeare Festival."

Originally produced in 1982 as a segment of the television series American playhouse.

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Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
American playhouse (Television program)
ISBN:
9780769796079
UPC:
032031260795
Format :
DVD

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Status
Central Library PS3569.H3324 F6 2002V Adult DVD Central Library
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Oz Scott directed this made-for-television performance of Ntozake Shange's musical For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide. Originally airing in 1982, the play recounts the history and struggles of African-American women in the United States. The star-studded cast includes performances by such prominent entertainers as Patti LaBelle, Carol Maillard, Lynn Whitfield, Alfre Woodard, and playwright Shange herself. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi


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