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Working on designing a "Rainbow"

I am so grateful to the brilliant ladies of my For Colored Girls creative team—all women of color!!!—for the brilliance they are bringing to the design process. This image is just a little hint about the magic we’re making. So THANK YOU, Myung Hee Cho (set), Jiyoun Chang (lights), Toni-Leslie James (clothes), Martha Redbone (original music), and Megumi Katayama (sound). And, of course, the brilliant choreographer Camille A. Brown! (With a special shout out to producers Yuvika Tolani and Garlia Cornelia Jones for their support!)

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FOR COLORED GIRLS... at The Public Theater

I am honored, humbled and profoundly grateful to bring Ntozake Shange’s masterpiece For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf back to The Public Theater. Zake’s choreopoem is a classic of the theatrical cannon which continues to speak to generation after generation, and I my collaborators and I can not wait to create a production that speaks to what it means to be a ‘colored girl’ in today’s world. Thank you, Oskar Eustis, and THANK YOU dear Ntozake for trusting me with your baby. I feel you with me every day and I know we will make this production all that you had hoped and imagined.

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