Ntozake Shange, Woodie King, Jr. and More Discuss History of For Colored Girls (Video)

PlayBlog   Ntozake Shange, Woodie King, Jr. and More Discuss History of For Colored Girls (Video)
 
In an exclusive clip from the Special Features section of the DVD of Tyler Perry's film "For Colored Girls," Playbill brings you several members of the cast and creative team of the play that inspired Perry's film, for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf, discussing the play's evolution in the 1970's.

Tony Award-nominated playwright Ntozake Shange, director Oz Scott, producer Woodie King, Jr. and cast member Aku Kadogo talk about how the play, which depicted black women's lives through stark poetry and dance, moved from Off-Broadway's New Federal Theatre and Public Theater to Broadway.

"For Colored Girls" was released on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 8. To hear about the evolution the play that inspired it, look below:

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