10 February 2020
Recording of the week: Ntozake Shange
This week's selection comes from Steve Cleary, Lead Curator of Literary and Creative Recordings.
This week’s selection features the American playwright and poet Ntozake Shange (1948-2018), recorded at the ICA, London, 14 March 1984. The interviewer is fellow playwright Michelene Wandor.
In a wide-ranging talk, Shange discusses her most famous work, the award-winning theatre piece for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf, and her then most recent novel Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo.