September 8, 2022 - September 25, 2022
On the verge of a nervous breakdown when freedom ain't enuff
Freedom vs Truly Being Free. The long and continuous journey of being a black man in America; a choreopoem. Winner of the Fulton’s inaugural Stories of Diversity Play Festival
“FOR COLORED BOYZ…” tells the stories of 5 men who have suffered oppression in a racist society. The show is inspired by the award-winning choreopoem “for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf” written by Ntozake Shange. This choreopoem centers around 5 men of color navigating through the past, present, and what seems to be the future in a world where disenfranchisement, racism, hyper-masculinity, and stereotypes are prevalent.
Runtime: Act 1 – 1 hour 15 min, 15 min intermission, Act 2 – 45 min
Please be advised: contains racial slurs, conversations of child abuse, strong language
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By Bryan-Keyth Wilson
Winner of the Fulton’s inaugural Stories of Diversity Play Festival