The poems are choreographed to music that weaves together interconnected stories. The choreopoem is performed by a cast of seven nameless women only identified by the colors they are assigned. They are the lady in red, lady in orange, lady in yellow, lady in green, lady in blue, lady in brown, and lady in purple.
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February Learn how and when to remove this template message Each woman is represented by a color: Jo Bradmore represents red, Tangie Adrose represents orange, Yasmine represents yellow, Juanita Sims represents green, Kelly Watkins represents blue, Nyla Adrose represents purple, Crystal Wallace represents brown, and Rose represents pink.
Additionally, the characters of Alice Adrose, who represents white, and Gilda, who does not represent a color, were made specifically for the film. The film opens with the nine main characters reciting a poem of their inner thoughts "Dark Phrases".
Kelly arrives at Tangie's brownstone to see Crystal about the safety Colored girls her children. At that time, Juanita arrives to leave her lover, Frank, a potted plant and telling him that she is breaking off their affair "No Assistance".
Kelly attempts to speak with Crystal's children on how they ended up in the hospital, but is unsuccessful when Crystal's alcoholic boyfriend, Beau Willie, kicks her out. Crystal's nosy Colored girls and apartment manager, Gilda, informs Kelly of Crystal's situation "A Night with Beau Willie Brown" and reveals she was the one who called her.
Meanwhile, Alice, Tangie's mother, shows up to beseech Tangie for money, but gets rebuffed instead.
Alice goes out to raise money, and encounters Yasmine, who gives her a little money. Yasmine is boasting to the girls in her dance class about Bill, a man she met on the subway, and agrees to a date, despite her initial hesitance. One of Yasmine's dance students, Nyla, is talking with the girls about her graduation night and losing her virginity "Graduation Nite"and later begins to vomit.
Juanita is waiting in Jo's office at Robe Rouge, a fictional magazine company. Crystal shows up for work, having been running late and informs Jo that her 9 o'clock appointment has arrived, despite it already being 10 o'clock. Juanita is then allowed in to interest Jo in giving some money to a non-profit organization that specializes in women's health care, but is rudely rebuffed.
Kelly is with Donald, her partner, at the gynecologist, who informs Kelly that she cannot have children due to scarring in her fallopian tubes caused by an untreated STD. So, Kelly runs off without an explanation.
Juanita is at the hospital giving advice on safe sex to women when Frank comes along to ask for forgiveness, but Juanita refuses to give in to his advances.
Tangie, who works as a bartender, finds a married man on business and offers to show him a "good time. At a restaurant, Jo leaves a voice message on her husband's, Carl, phone, imploring him to call her. Alice comes home to her apartment and it's revealed that Nyla is Alice's daughter and Tangie's sister.
Alice gives Nyla the feeble amount of money she made, under the belief that it's for Nyla's college application fees. Tangie takes the married man home with her to sleep with him, but angrily kicks him out after she learns that he thought she was a prostitute.
Nyla shows up to ask Tangie for money, explaining that she needs it for college, but Tangie is not fooled. She then deduces that Nyla is pregnant, but Nyla denies this.
Tangie relishes in the fact that Nyla isn't so perfect after all and that Alice will hate her the way she hates Tangie. She then tells her about the time she got pregnant and reveals where to find a back-alley abortionist.For Colored Girls is a American tragedy film adapted from Ntozake Shange's original choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is attheheels.comn, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, the film features an ensemble cast which includes Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Kerry.
For Colored Girls is a American tragedy film adapted from Ntozake Shange's original choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is attheheels.comn, directed and produced by Tyler Perry, the film features an ensemble cast which includes Janet Jackson, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Thandie Newton, Loretta Devine, Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Kerry.
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