An edition of Playbill Magazine for the production of "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf". The cover has a white background with yellow box at top; the illustration below depicts an African American woman wearing a yellow kerchief on her head and a yellow top. Behind the woman is a white tile wall with rainbow-colored writing reading [For/Colored/Girls/who have/Considered/Suicide/When/The/Rain-bow/is/Enuf]. Black type in yellow box at top reads, [PLAYBILL/THE BOOTH THEATRE] White sticker with image of a red elephant and [50¢] on back on back, handwritten [1977/B].
An illustrated poster for the choreopoem, “for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,” by Ntosake Shange, featuring a painted, three quarters profile, upper body portrait of a young woman wearing a yellow head scarf, yellow tank top and gold and feather earrings. The portrait is of Ntozake Shange. She is standing against a white tile subway wall which has a single red tile stripe at the base of the wall. The main poster text is written in rainbow-colored, cursive, paint brushstrokes with simulated paint drips, and text reads, [For / Colored / Girls / who have / Considered / Suicide / When / The / Rain- / bow / is / Enuf]. In the top right corner is a box painted to appear like small tiles with white text against a dark red background that reads, [BOOTH THEATRE / 222 W. 45TH ST.] followed by a white, right pointing arrow. The artist's signature is in that bottom right corner, against a white tile.
Playbill, volume 8, issue 9 featuring the play, "No Place To Be Somebody," written and directed by Charles Gordone and performed at the Morosco Theatre, New York, in 1971. The top third of the front cover is the masthead, with a square of white with gray pixels on the left and black centered type that reads [Morosco / Theatre], and a yellow rectangular field on the right with black type with the magazine's title centered, [PLAYBILL / the national magazine for theatregoers]. Below the masthead is a black field with a white illustration depicting a flat glass radial fracture that extends through a second graphic of a mirror image of a clock with handles pointing towards 3:45. The title of the play, which is also the main coverline, is written below the fracture illustration in white stylized text, [NO PLACE / TO BE / SOMEBODY], on the bottom third of the cover. The back cover features an ad for Tareyton cigarettes. All of the pages are glossy and bound together with staples. Most of the interior pages are off-white with black type with mostly black-and-white images and a few color images. The magazine has thirty-six (36) pages.