Natalie Brown ‘25, a sophomore in TD and the composer of “For Colored Girls,” talks with Suraj Singareddy ’25 about how she began writing songs, the process of creating a musical and the pressures that come with adapting Ntozake Shange’s seminal play.

Produced by Joanne Lee ’26 and Suraj Singareddy ’25

Music by Blue Dot Sessions

Joanne Lee is on staff for the Podcast desk, serving as a lead producer for Silhouette. She is a sophomore in Silliman College majoring in the Humanities on the general track.
Suraj Singareddy is an editor for the podcast desk. Originally from Johns Creek, GA, he is an English major in Timothy Dwight College.