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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Linetta Davis develops creative expressions on a number of different levels. She has performed poetry for years and published a few books, including Honey and Vinegar. She also has staged her multi-voice choreopoem A Black Woman's Burden as a theatrical production in southeastern Wisconsin...
02.08.2011 | | Posted at 05:47 PM

Linetta Davis Choreopoem Staged For One Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � Tyler Perry�s big screen adaptation of For Colored Girls was kind of a weird mutation of the original stage play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. The 1997 Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange drew the power of its narrative from the power of individual voices. Restructuring it into a more traditional cinematic drama as Perry did, robs it of much of that power. T...