For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf


1h 30m 1982

Brief Synopsis

A "choreopoem" with music and movement distilled from the personal vision of poet Ntozake Shange, reflecting her pain and happiness, and the broad spectrum of the black woman's experience in America.

Film Details

Also Known As
American Playhouse (02/23/82)
Release Date
1982

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

A "choreopoem" with music and movement distilled from the personal vision of poet Ntozake Shange, reflecting her pain and happiness, and the broad spectrum of the black woman's experience in America.

Crew

John Adams

Music Supervisor

John Anthes

Graphics

Mark Baker

Camera Operator

Frank Bayer

Casting

Olaiya Bayer

Casting

Mel Becker

Boom Operator

Eugene Blythe

Casting

Alfred Broderick

Stage Manager

Bill Byron

Camera Operator

Alexandra Canfield

Wardrobe

Baikida Carroll

Music

Baikida Carroll

Music Arranger

Baikida Carroll

Music Conductor

Kenneth Cavander

Editor

Grove Cole

Art Director

Scott Doniger

Editor

Roger Downey

Production Assistant

Carol Fenster

Location Manager

Danny Franks

Lighting

Susan Garon

Boom Operator

Madelaina Gregory

Assistant Art Director

Ken Hahn

Post-Production Audio

Stanley James

Hair

Tom Kamm

Lighting

Patti Labelle

Theme Song Performer

Elizabeth Lambert

Makeup

Lindsay Law

Line Producer

Lindsay Law

Executive Producer

Arlene Lipman

Production Coordinator

Rick Loconto

Audio

Franc Martarella

Production Associate

Darlene Mastro

Production Manager

Jennifer Von Mayrhauser

Costumes

Donisia Mcgowan

Hair

Diane Mcintyre

Choreographer

Azain Medina

Lighting

Jay Milla

Production

Patrick Neilson

Props

Mitch Owgang

Other

Don Perdue

Photography

Barbara Perkins

Assistant

Wylie Richardson

Makeup

Rick Rieff

Video

Marc Rosenberg

Animator

Ntozake Shange

Assistant

Ntozake Shange

Writer

Ntozake Shange

Play As Source Material

Michael Shoskes

Audio

Susie Simons

Associate Producer

Yvonne Smith

Associate Producer

Frank Sparano

Technical Director

Gary Sweet

Camera Operator

Nick Tejero

Engineering Supervisor

Omar Valdes

Engineering Supervisor

Jac Venza

Executive Producer

Jack A Walters

Other

Jeffrey Ward

Lighting

Brian Whitehill

Graphic Designer

Film Details

Also Known As
American Playhouse (02/23/82)
Release Date
1982

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia