for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf

Created by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913
Subject of
Dr. Shange, Ntozake, American, 1948 - 2018
League, Janet, American
Kadogo, Aku, American
Beverley, Trezana, American, born 1945
Moss, Paula
Collins, Risë
Carlos, Laurie, American, 1949 - 2016
Date
1978
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 x 5 1/2 in. (22.9 x 14 cm)
Description
Playbill Magazine from "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf." White background with yellow box at top; white box below, graphic of woman wearing yellow scarf and yellow top, standing in front of a white tiled wall with the title painted in alternating colors. [PLAYBILL/THE BOOTH THEATRE/BOOTH THEATRE/222 W. 45th ST./For/Colored/Girls/who have/Considered/Suicide/When/The/Rain-/bow/is/Enuf] White circular sticker on back, handwritten 1978.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place depicted
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
playbills
theater programs
Topic
Actors
Broadway Theatre
Comedy (Theatre)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number
2011.45.32
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53aa141c3-f3cf-47c6-af99-be7726636819