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"For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" playbill
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"For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" playbill - File 003. November 19, 1977. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 18, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/179/show/177.

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(November 19, 1977). "For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" playbill - File 003. Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/179/show/177

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Title "For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf" playbill
Date November 19, 1977
Language eng
Subject
  • Feminism
  • Women's rights
  • National Women's Conference
  • Shange, Ntozake
Place
  • Houston, Texas
Genre
  • playbills
Type
  • Text
  • Image
Identifier ID 1996-007, Box 1, Folder 11
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • Carey C. Shuart Women’s Research Collection
  • Marjorie Randal National Women's Conference Collection
Donor Randal, Marjorie
Rights No Copyright - United States: This item is in the public domain in the United States and may be used freely in the United States. The item may not be in the public domain under the copyright laws of other countries.
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Title File 003
Transcript EQUINOX THEATRE JODIE OLBRYCH AND BRUCE BOVVEN present a FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF" by NTOZAKE SHANGE directed by BRUCE BOVVEN .. .with... DEBORAH ARCENEAUX LAURA BOOKER JAN CRAIN DANNETTE JOHNSON BARBARA MARSHALL LESLIE MAYS BRENDA SERS a FOR COLORED GIRLS. . ." is performed without an intermission Scenery and Lighting DAVID SARGENT Costumes L KEITH McGOWEN Choreography PATSY SWAYZE Sound STEVE CRAIN Music for "I found God In Myself" DIANA WHARTON Playbill DREYER/CAVNESS & ASSOC. WHO'S WHO IN THE CAST DEBORAH ARCENEAUX (Lady in Brown) Studied in Houston at the High School Of Performing and Visual Arts, and graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. While in N.Y., she choreographed for The Universal Dance Theatre at Pace University. Her acting credits include Simone in "Marat/Sade," "The Crucible," and is currently cast in the Equinox Theatre's production of "Hair" as Dionne which will open December 15,1977. LAURA BOOKER (Lady in Orange) a native Houstonian graduated with a B.F.A. degree from Carnegie Mellon University and Pittsburgh University. Her credits include "No Place To Be Somebody," "Song of the Lusitanian Bogie," "Sty of the Blind Pig" and "Romeo and Juliet." JAN CRAIN (Lady in Yellow) is originally from Los Angeles where she studied dance and directing. Her California credits include the star role in "Purlie." She has since directed "Bossman" and "Lena" at the University of Houston. Her interests include oil painting and music. DANNETTE JOHNSON (Lady in Blue) is making her first professional acting debut in "For Colored Girls. . ." She dances with Houston Jazz Ballet Company and is a student at Texas Southern University where she is taking a minor in acting. BARBARA MARSHALL (Lady in Red), a native Houstonian, is the founder and Artistic Director of the Urban Theatre. A graduate of Texas Southern University and Northwestern University, she has acted, produced, and directed for television and stage. LESLIE MAYS (Lady in Green) graduated from Texas Southern University with B.A. degree in Theatre/Cinema. She has sung and acted at the Astro- Production Co-Ordinator SUZANNE BOVENIZER Publicity TINA IRICK Box Office ELAINE URMY Co-Ordinator of Volunteers TERRYLIN NEALE Associate Designer DEBRA CHESTER KALTER Scenery Construction JOHN TUTTLE, DENNIS KELLER Scenery Technicians PETER POMPETTI, JANE MILLER, SHERRILL BOWER Lighting Assistant LIZ GREEN world and Six Flags and has worked with the Texas Theatre Foundation, Urban Theatre and Family Service Center. In college she performed in over twelve plays and also has done stagecraft, lights, and props. BRENDA SERS (Lady in Purple) received a B.F.A. in acting from the University of Texas. She is a native Houstonian and her credits include "A Man's a Man," "Little Foxes," "Four Women," "Contribution," and "Day of Absence." She most recently directed "Amen Corner" for Houston's Tri-Star productions. DAVID SARGENT (Scenery Designer) was the resident designer for the Production Workshop Theatre at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, from 1974-75 and his credits include "Tango" and "21 Balloons," an original ensemble piece. He then became the principal designer for Image Company in Cape Cod, Mass., where he designed "Ollie" and "Vitasko the Victorious." He is currently attending Rice University's School of Archi tecture. His most recent credit is the set design for "The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel" which is currently running at the Equinox Theatre. L KEITH McGOWEN (Costume Designer) is listed in the Who's Who of American Colleges and Universities, and was the designer in Design Works of Bedford-Stuyvesant Project initiated by Jackie Kennedy Onassis in 1974. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology, with advanced studies in Rome and Milan. He is preparing to return to New York to continue his fashion design career. PATSY SWAYZE (Choreographer) is the artistic director of the Houston Jazz Ballet Company and has been doing professional choreography for Houston's theatre and dance companies both locally and nationally for the last 33 years. She has taught at the University of Houston and at the High School of Performing and Visual Arts and more than 100 of her students are now working professionally on Broadway and Off-Broadway. Equinox Theatre expresses its appreciation to Ed and Karen Coleman, Dr. John b. Coleman, and Barbara Dillingham, Office of the Mayor, for their support of this production.
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