"For Coloured Girls" heads to Nigeria
The Nigerian adaptation of the play features talented artists including of Joke Silva, Ireti Doyle, Matilda Obaseki, Marcy Dolapo Oni, Tiwa Savage, Reanne Weruche Opia and Olajumoke Ladi Bello. The new adaptation will be a translation of an African woman living in the 21st century.
In 2010, the play was adapted to film by producer/director Tyler Perry. The movie For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf featured an ensemble cast including Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg,Phylicia Rashad, Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, and Kerry Washington.