For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Awards and nominations

Sources:[35][36]

Off-Broadway

Awards

  • 1977 Theatre World Award - Trazana Beverley
  • 1977 Obie Award - Distinguished Production, Ntozake Shange, Oz Scott and cast

Broadway

Awards

  • 1977 Tony Award Best Featured Actress in a Play - Trazana Beverley
  • 1977 Theatre World Award - Tania Robins
  • 1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Lighting Design - Jennifer Tipton

Nominations

  • 1977 Tony Award for Best Play
  • 1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Actress in a Play - Trazana Beverley
  • 1977 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play - Oz Scott
  • 1977 Drama Desk Award Unique Theatrical Experience

In addition to receiving several accolades, the play has been described as a landmark piece in African American literature and black feminism.[37][38]


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