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In the following review. Miller explores the structure and style of for colored girls-----She credits both Ntozake Shange and director Oz Scott with creating a stirring poetic enactment of a black girl's initiation into womanhood.

Miller is an educator and critic who has worked extensively with women in the visual and performing arts.

Joseph Papp has developed a system for moving talented new playwrights, directors, and actors from workshop beginnings through Off-Broadway productions to Broadway. For Colored Girls has successfully followed the Papp program: from its beginnings as a workshop production at the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse, to an Off-Broadway production at the Public, and on to the Booth.

For Colored Girls has a wider appeal than its title suggests; it is not for black women only, although the experiences culled and given life on the Booth stage are directly related to the lives of many black women...

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