The Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s for coloured ladies who’ve thought-about suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, will shut on Sunday, Could 22, a number of months sooner than initially deliberate.
The manufacturing initially was scheduled to run by means of Aug. 14.
Directed and choreographed by Camille A. Brown, the revival of the groundbreaking 1976 present opened to good critiques on April 20 however has struggled at the field workplace. Final week, the present crammed solely 51% of accessible seats on the Sales space Theatre, grossing $250,175 with a $79 common ticket.
The closing announcement arrives the week earlier than Tony Award nominations are to be introduced on Monday, Could 9. The revue-style manufacturing has obtained nominations from such critics’ teams because the New York Drama League and the New York Outer Critics Circle.
for coloured ladies… marked Brown’s Broadway directorial debut. She is the primary Black girl to function each director and choreographer on Broadway in additional than 65 years.
The manufacturing is the second Broadway present in as many weeks to announce an early closing, following The Little Prince.