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TWU Drama presents Ntozake Shange’s ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enough’


DENTON — A perspective on what it means to be a female of color in modern America is offered in “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enough,” a Texas Woman’s University Theater Department production scheduled Nov. 17-20.

Performances are scheduled at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 in TWU’s Patio Building, located at Oakland and Third streets on the university’s Denton campus; and at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, at Art Six Coffee House, 424 Bryan St. in Denton. Admission to all performances is $5 per person. For more information, contact the TWU Box Office at (940) 898-2020.

“For Colored Girls” is a series of 20 poems dealing with subjects such as love, abandonment, rape and abortion. The cast is comprised of nameless women who are known only by a color.

TWU’s production is directed by Sasha Truman-McGonnell and is presented in conjunction with the university’s Office of Intercultural Services, The Multicultural Student Network and the Progressive Black Student Organization.


For Further Information Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu

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