4th Wall Theatre Presents: for colored girls (Maplewood) @ Burgdorff Center For The Performing Arts, Maplewood [from 16 to 18 February]

4th Wall Theatre Presents: for colored girls (Maplewood)


3900
16 - 18
February
20:00 - 17:00

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Burgdorff Center For The Performing Arts
10 Durand Rd, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040
4th Wall Theatre celebrates Black History Month with
«for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf»
A Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange

Friday, February 16, 2018, 8:00 pm — PRE-SALES CLOSED*
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 3:00 pm — PRE-SALES CLOSED*
Saturday, February 17, 2018, 8:00 pm — PRE-SALES CLOSED*
​Sunday, February 18, 2018, 3:00 pm — PRE-SALES CLOSED*
*A small number of walk-up tickets will be available at the box office on the day of the show on a first come, first served basis.
At the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts
10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ
Tickets: $22 for adults, $18 for seniors, $15 for students with ID

Ntozake Shange’s ground-breaking play, for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf, is a “choreopoem” that weaves together 20 separate poems with music, movement, and narratives to tell the stories of love, empowerment, struggle, and loss in a complex representation of African-American sisterhood. The cast consists of seven nameless African-American women only identified by the colors they are assigned. Directed by 4th Wall’s Executive Director Gwen Ricks-Spencer, this production will be presented as a fully staged and dynamic reading including poems about coming of age, heartbreak, sexual assault, and redemption. These are important stories for our time.

The show contains mature subject matter; please use discretion when considering bringing children under 16. The show will be followed by a brief discussion for those who are interested.

CAST:
Lady in Red — Mimi B. Francis
Lady in Orange — Tasha R. Williams
Lady in Yellow — Sheleah Harris
Lady in Green — Dana P. Hawkins
Lady in Blue — Samille Ganges
Lady in Purple — Lynette Sheard
Lady in Brown — Lauren Pope Forbes

STAFF:
Director: Gwen Ricks-Spencer
Lighting Designer: Maximo Grano De Oro
Sound Designer: Nicholas Von Hagel
​Stage Manager: Martha Thalheimer
​Production Manager: Kate Swan

For more information:
4thwalltheatre.org/for-colored-girls-2018

PARKING at the Burgdorff Center is available in two forms.
•Street parking is available on local residential streets around the theatre (Woodland Road, Durand Road).
•Lot parking is available at the Woodland event space (the large white building) located at 60 Woodland Road, just one block from the theatre. Enter the lot from Woodland Road at Inwood Place.
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