"a photograph / lovers in motion" by Ntozake Shange

The Negro Ensemble, Inc. revives "a photograph / lovers in motion," a lyrical play by Ntozake Shange, author of "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf" (1975). Audiences are transported to an artist's flat in San Francisco during the waning years of the Black Arts Movement. A photographer named Sean David fights for his creative chops while navigating his relationships with a female dancer, a female model, a female lawyer and a male lawyer. They struggle to communicate, to create their world and to love. Although this play is not a chorepoem like "for colored girls...," Shange's transcendent language soars throughout, underscored by music and movement. Shange's sister and frequent collaborator, Ifa Bayeza, directs.

Previews February 5 & 6 at 7:00, opens February 7 at 7:00 PM, runs through February 29 on the following schedule: Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:00 PM and Sundays at 3:00 PM

Venue & Timing

Time : Thu Feb 13 2020 at 07:00 PM to  Fri Feb 21 2020  07:00 PM
Venue : 80 Saint Marks Place New York, NY 10003, 80 Saint Marks Place New York, NY 10003, New York, New York City - 10003
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