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

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: Ntozake Shange
Director: Djanet Sears


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


May 5th, 2017 – May 31st, 2017


Through music, poetry and dance, seven women weave their stories of love, heartache, violence and joy into a powerful mosaic of the experiences of African-American women. This seminal work celebrates the power of reclaiming one’s voice. (


Tamara Brown Lady in Brown
Karen Glave Lady in Yellow
Ordena Stephens-Thompson Lady in Purple
d’bi.young anitafrika Lady in Red
Akosua Amo-Adem Lady in Green
SATE Lady in Blue
Evangelia Kambites Lady in Orange

Creative Team

Ntozake Shange Playwright
Djanet Sears Director
Astrid Janson Set Designer
Astrid Janson Costume Designer
Michelle Ramsay Lighting Designer
Jasmyn Fyffe Choreographer
Vivine Scarlett Choreographer
Suba Sankaran Composer
Suba Sankaran Music Arrangements
Suba Sankaran Sound Designer
Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu Assistant Director
Alexandra Lord Assistant Set Designer
Alexandra Lord Assistant Costume Designer
Ketrice Anderson Apprentice Designer
Andres Castillo-Smith Sound Designer


Darragh Parsons Stage Manager
Kate Sandeson Assistant Stage Manager
Robert Harding Production Stage Manager
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach
Evan Bonnah-Hawkes Technical Director
Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Phil Atfield Cutter
Susan Dicks Cutter
Geoff Hughes Cutter
Barbara Nowakowski First Hand
Natalie Swiercz Dresser
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Bill Stahl Carpenter


Greg Poulin Production Manager
Sarah Elizabeth Noyes Head of Wardrobe
Jacqueline Costa Assistant Technical Director
Corey MacVicar Assistant Technical Director
Erika Connor Assistant Head of Wardrobe
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Paul Boddum Head Scenic Artist
Casey Hudecki Fight Director
Ashton Vetter House Technician