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.

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