Savannah State’s Players by the Sea to perform “For Colored Girls”


Savannah State University Players by the Sea Theatre Group will perform Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf” February 17-19, 2010. The play, which is presented in conjunction with the Savannah Black Heritage Festival, will be held in the Kennedy Theatre at 8 p.m.

“For Colored Girls” is a choreopoem that includes a compilation of dramatic and comedic monologues that celebrate the African American sisterhood and the embracing of one’s soul. The play is directed by Teresa-Michelle Walker and choreographed by LaJune Wise-Wilkerson, both instructors in the Fine Arts Department.

The February 17 performance is free admission as part of the 21st Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival, which is presented by the City of Savannah and Savannah State.

Tickets for the remaining performances are $10 general admission and $5 for students/ faculty. For ticket information or to reserve tickets, call 912-303-1638. Tickets will also be available at the door beginning at 7:30 p.m.


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