Sherman Oaks, CA – Summer is a great time for Gary Levingston to present his ‘All New’ Ntozake Shange’s explosive and critically acclaimed chorepoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf” for the second time around! This critically acclaimed stage play originally conceived in 1975, “colored girls” transcends race and gender and inspires the human spirit. Love, hope, faith, and determination are the powerful messages that audiences around the world have come to know about this play. Each actor is nameless and only described by their color, corresponding to colors of the rainbow. If you saw this play last year, you’ll discover that this year holds a New and even more Powerful experience.
“for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf” opens Saturday, June 19th through August 7th for an eight week run at Whitefire Theatre located at 13500 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, CA. Show times are 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays only. Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased online at www.Plays411.com/ForColoredGirls or by calling 323-960-5521.
“When Gary asked me to direct the play again, I was honored. There are so many areas in this play to inspire the human spirit…and that can never get old. I feel truly blessed to be working with such an amazing and outstanding cast of working actors. I look forward to seeing you there!”
Robinson, who’s credits include “CSI Miami,” Eddie Murphy’s “Nutty Professor,” Arnold Schwarzenegger’s “Total Recall,” Alex Perez on “The Young & the Restless,” “Candyman III,” “MacArthur Park,” “Savannah,” “Good News,” and more.
The play stars Sonya T Evans-Madea’s Family Reunion (Lady in Red), Tanedra Howard – Saw VI (Lady in Orange), Jontille Gerard – The Shield (Lady in Yellow), Tiffany Snow – GLP returning Cast member (Lady in Green), Nefertiti Thomas – Diary (Lady in Blue), Iman Zoe, “The Death Of Hope,” (Lady in Brown)
(Lady in Brown), Tomeka L Williams (Get Thee Behind Me), Kristy Flores – Fame, the movie (Sechita) and Byron Newsome – Days of our Lives (Mystery character), Gary Levingston – Executive Producer, Mr. Lucky- Choreographer, and Jeannine Fisher – Casting Director.
Whitefire Theatre ( www.WhitefireTheatre.com ) The 84-seater, located on restaurant row, is an institution that has been in existence for over 30 years, and is considered one of the top five theatres of its kind. Alexia Robinson studio is located at the Whitefire theatre and provides scene study classes for adults, kids, and teens. The studio has been featured in the LA Times and on E! Entertainment. Alexia Robinson’s accomplishments have garnered her accolades as one of the most sought after coaches in the world!
Don’t miss “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.” These ladies will leave an indelible mark across your heart. Confirm your ticket at www.Plays411.com/ForColoredGirls.
Cast Photo, Left to Right:
Top Row: Nefertiti Thomas – LADY IN BLUE (Diary)
Shoniqua Shandai – LADY IN BROWN – This role is now being played
By Iman Zoe (The Death Of Hope), Tanedra Howard – LADY IN ORANGE (Saw VI), Alexia Robinson-THE DIRECTOR, Tomeka L Williams – LADY IN PURPLE (Get Thee Behind Me), Sonya T Evans – LADY IN RED (Madea’s Family Reunion), Tiffany Snow – LADY IN GREEN (GLP Colored Girls 2009)
Bottom Row: Dana Davis – LADY IN YELLOW – This role is now being played by Jontille Gerard (The Shield)
Photo Credit for Cast: duffimages.com
Photo Credit for Alexia Robinson: Denice Duff
This play was impeccably performed by talented actors. I look forward to seeing these performers in other productions.
Interesting they are styled in the picture like a Mickalene Thomas painting!