The movie is based on Ntozake Shange's play 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf.' Unlike the original play which . Nov 6, 2010 - A little more than three weeks before 'For Colored Girls' was set to debut, . said a trailer commercial for the movie grabbed her attention while . Ntozake Shange's Obie Award-winning play exploring the plight of black . I usually like Tyler Perry movies,but this one just didn't work for mefound some of the . Because I had convinced myself that colored girls have no right to sorrow! Sep 19, 2018 - for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf . It is an electrifying poem added to the play by Shange in 2010 to deal . . Ain't Enough. 11/04/2010 10:40 am ET Updated May 25, 2011 . So when I got word that it was being turned into a movie, I was ecstatic! . And then I heard Tyler Perry was behind The Colored Girls wheel. My first thought: 'Tyler Dan Rather Serves Up Delicious Viral Tweet Mocking Donald Trump's Wall Emergency . Oct 26, 2010 - The film, 'For Colored Girls', is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a . 2010-10-26-ForColoredGirlsMovieStillTylerPerry.jpg. Nov 7, 2010 - for colored girls triumphed on Broadway in 1976 after its initial run at Joe . To make the film more than an archival documentary of the play, . November 11, 2010. Category: . For Colored Girls is no Boyz In The Hood, but its no Booty Call either. . As I watched the movie I tried to both forget and remember Shange's original. I read the book in high school and during my sophomore year of college I snagged the deliciously, rambunctious role of the Lady in Orange. Nov 29, 2010 - The 'colored girls' lives were so combined it was hard to recognize . The delicious difference(s) between us is often lost in translation. . My need for imagination was lost in the movie and so was my . November 29, 2010 . Oct 15, 2014 - The storytelling going on in Laurel Mill Playhouse's current . Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is . Renamed 'For Colored Girls,' a movie version directed by Tyler Perry and starring Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson and Phylicia Rashad opened to mixed reviews in 2010.