Ntozake Shange

Ntozake Shange will be missed and remembered for all that she created and left in this world that will last forever. As a little girl I remember my first introduction to her most famous play “For Colored Girls”.

“For Colored Girls which introduced choreopoem into the dictionary, is an empowering series of interwoven poems on love and loss, joy and pain. They were gathered into a show that opened off-Broadway in 1975 and on Broadway in 1976. It has been produced consistently ever since, including a sterling staging by Penumbra artistic director Sarah Bellamy and her theater founder Lou Bellamy, that just closed at the St Paul playhouse …” http://m.startribune.com/obituary-ntozake-shange-pioneering-playwright-poet-and-novelist/498795391/?fbclid=IwAR0orTu5OOL5KDagkCxdpO2TC5pm_RLbqdYF05P_7S-zgrPEE5qPZRbUCz8

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