Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange

Performer

Ntozake Shange, the African-American writer who earned an Obie Award and Tony Award nomination for her 1976 choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, died October 27 at the age of 70. Family members confirmed her death via her official Twitter.

Read Full Obituary
  • Also known as: Paulette Williams
  • Born: Oct 18, 1948 in Trenton, NJ
  • Death: Oct 27, 2018 in Bowie, MD
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!