R'n'B Singer India.Arie Heading for Broadway


India.Arie


Is going to make her Broadway debut, the R&B recording artist is set to headline a new production of Ntozake Shange's play, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf."

Gained major popularity in entertainment industry as an R&B singer, India.Arie is the latest star to hit Broadway. She's set to make her Broadway debut, headlining a new production of Ntozake Shange's play, "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf."

Whoopi Goldberg, serves as producer, announced Tuesday, June 24 alongside DreamTeam Entertainment Group that the Grammy Award-winning artist is joining the cast of the play. Preview performances are to begin August 19 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for September 8 later this year.

"For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf," will be directed by Shirley Jo Finney and choreographed by three-time Tony winner Hinton Battle.

"Performed by a cast of seven, 'For Colored Girls...' is a stunning and explosive series of prose poems and stories illuminating the identity of black women in America, as they reveal themselves, their lives, triumphs, hardships and ultimately their discovery of inner strength and love," producers of the play said in a statement. "This re-envisioned production of 'For Colored Girls...' will feature new and updated material from Ms. Shange. Complete casting will be announced soon."

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