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Northwestern State University’s Second Season Theatre will perform Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” in the Jack Wann Theatre.

Performance times are Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. Myesha McGarner is the director.

There is no admission, but seating is limited.

From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award–winning work has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country.

“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” tells the stories of seven women who have suffered oppression in a racist and sexist society.

The choreopoem is a combination of poetry, drama, music and dance.

The cast is Ne’Ambri Owens of Mansfield as the Lady in Red, Caitlin Douglas of Shreveport as the Lady in Orange, Maggie Moroney of Slidell as the Lady in Yellow, Hannah Williams of Baton Rouge as the Lady in Green, Nina Breeland of Ruston as the Lady in Purple and Clinisha Chandler of New Orleans as the Lady in Blue.

The play is McGarner’s first as a director. She has appeared in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “A Work in Progress” and the Christmas Gala at Northwestern State.

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