Wednesday, January 26, 2022

In 'Skeleton Crew,' it's Hard to Be the Boss and Have a Heart - Brandon J. Dirden on starring in Dominique Morisseau's potent drama by Gerard Raymond

Brandon J. Dirden on starring in Dominique Morisseau's potent drama In Manhattan Theatre Club's powerful new production of Dominque Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, Brandon J. Dirden plays Reggie,…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

“Trouble In Mind,” National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The National Theatre has a good record in staging classic American drama by black playwrights. James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Lorraine Ha…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 09:57AM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

LaChanze on Alice Childress’s "Trouble in Mind" by Lachanze

Since October, the actress has been performing the lead role of Wiletta Mayer in the Broadway debut of Childress’s 1955 play “Trouble in Mind.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:06AM

I Stand Corrected About Standing Ovations - After 18 months of no in-person theatre, I'm happy to leap to my feet these days by Linda Buchwald

After 18 months of no in-person theatre, I'm happy to leap to my feet these days --- When I saw Company last month, I jumped up to applaud before the cast even started to bow. My companion t…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Trouble in Mind's Michael Zegen on How The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Is Like Theater by Lindsey Sullivan

Michael Zegen, who is known for his roles on television in Rescue Me, Boardwalk Empire and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, is back on Broadway in Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind, playing acco…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 05:54PM

The Broadway Show: Michael Zegen on TROUBLE IN MIND and THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL by Broadway.com

Michael Zegen chats about returning to the stage in TROUBLE IN MIND and season four of THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL with Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek.

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:54PM
Monday, December 27, 2021

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 12/25/21 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Broadway.com Editor-i…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:18AM

What Three Broadway Shows Tell Us About Racial Progress by Salamishah Tillet

The female protagonists in “Trouble in Mind,” “Caroline, or Change” and “Clyde’s” show the richness that comes from having a multitude of Black voices onstage.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:33AM
Thursday, December 23, 2021

Catch Up with Michael Zegen, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:33AM
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Top 10 Lists of Top 10 Theater in 2021. Best NYC stage plays and musicals by New York Theater

The Broadway debut of “Trouble in Mind” some three decades after playwright Alice Childress’ death is the most popular choice among critics whose lists of top 10 New York theater for …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 07:34AM

‘This revival of an American classic is both relevant & fun’: TROUBLE IN MIND – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Race, rage and relevance: sensitive revival of American writer Alice Childress' 1955 anti-racist play shines bright.

SOURCE: mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM

Ep179 – Michael Zegen: The Marvelous Mrs. Miasel, Trouble in Mind, Rescue Me by Automatic Episode Import

Michael Zegen is an actor who may be most well known for his various roles on TV, including Joel Maisel, on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Damien Keefe, on Rescue Me, in addition to various …

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 03:02AM
Monday, December 20, 2021

Christian Thompson, Kadeem Ali Harris & Reynaldo Piniella Join Thoughts of a Colored Man by Lindsey Sullivan

Christian Thompson, Kadeem Ali Harris and Reynaldo Piniella will join Broadway's Thoughts of a Colored Man beginning on January 4, 2022. Da’Vinchi, Dyllón Burnside and Luke James will de…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 03:36PM

“Trouble in Mind”, National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The National Theatre has a good record in staging classic American drama by black playwrights. James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Lorraine…

SOURCE: thetheatretimes.com at 08:36AM
Sunday, December 19, 2021

The week in theatre: Cabaret, Best of Enemies, Trouble in Mind – review by Susannah Clapp

Playhouse; Young Vic; National Theatre, LondonRebecca Frecknall’s Weimar glamfest with Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley goes big and nails it (nearly); James Graham brilliantly revives a …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:42AM
Friday, December 17, 2021

Social Roundup: See What Audiences Are Saying About Trouble in Mind by Billy McEntee

Theatre goers are raving about the LaChanze-led play.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:34AM
Thursday, December 16, 2021

#33 – The Broadway opening of the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Trouble In Mind by Automatic Episode Import

When Lightning Strikes! goes to the opening Night and Broadway premiere of Alice Childress’ play Trouble in Mind. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, the cast includes LaChanze, Michael Z…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 12:00PM
Saturday, December 11, 2021

Trouble in Mind by Elyse Trevers

“What’s your justification?” demands the director, prodding his actors to consider their characters’ motivations in the play “Trouble in Mind.” Playwright Alice Childress had her…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 09:17AM
Friday, December 10, 2021

Trouble In Mind | Message to Alice Childress by Roundabout Theatre Company

Alice Childress' prescient TROUBLE IN MIND was bold in 1955 and still holds true today. On Broadway through Jan 9 only. https://bit.ly/TIM2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48PM

Trouble In Mind | Director's Thoughts by Roundabout Theatre Company

With performances soon coming to a close, Director Charles Randolph-Wright reflects on the importance of TROUBLE IN MIND. On Broadway through Jan 9 only. https://bit.ly/TIM2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:48PM

Trouble In Mind | Audience Takeaways by Roundabout Theatre Company

This ferociously funny play inspires change long after the curtains close. Don't miss the powerful TROUBLE IN MIND. On Broadway through January 9 only. https://bit.ly/TIM2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM

TROUBLE IN MIND by Roundabout Theatre Company

Alice Childress' prescient TROUBLE IN MIND was bold in 1955 and still holds true today. On Broadway through January 9 only. https://bit.ly/TIM2021

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:42PM

Trouble in Mind, National Theatre review – race, rage and relevance by Aleks.sierz

Revival of American writer Alice Childress’s 1955 anti-racist play shines bright The National Theatre has a good record in staging classic American drama by black playwrights. James Baldw…

SOURCE: theartsdesk.com at 03:48PM
Thursday, December 9, 2021

Trouble in Mind review – rage and racism rock the rehearsal room by Arifa Akbar

Dorfman theatre, LondonA play-within-a-play provides an ingenious platform for drama in Alice Childress’s still-pertinent 1955 unpicking of American racism Race is “an explosive subject…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:36PM

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on December 8 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the first time the committee met to…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:24AM

‘Lackawanna Blues,’ ‘Trouble in Mind’ to be considered in Tonys revival category by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time Wednesday to determine eligibility for the 75th Annual Tony Awards.  While the date for the next Tony Awards has not yet been…

SOURCE: broadwaynews.com at 10:30AM
Monday, December 6, 2021

A prescient play about race in America has its long-overdue Broadway premiere by Jeff Lunden

Playwright Alice Childress took an unflinching look at racism in society and in the theater with "Trouble in Mind" in 1955. Now in its overdue Broadway premiere, the play proves prescient an…

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:06AM
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

TROUBLE IN MIND is The Play Of The Moment by Roundabout Theatre Company

#TroubleBway #TroubleInMind This 1955 comedy-drama—planned for Broadway but canceled when the playwright wouldn’t tone down its message—makes a triumphant premiere at last, and as The…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:03PM
Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Trouble In Mind *** by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter November 24, 2021: When Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind was produced at Off Broadway’s Greenwich Mews Theatre in November 1955, it received a brief but positi…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 07:51PM
Tuesday, November 23, 2021

‘Trouble in Mind’ Director Charles Randolph-Wright Says Play About Race in the Theater World Is a ‘Love Letter and a Poison Pill’ by Katieesong

August Wilson is well remembered for remarking that Black theater is alive, vibrant, vital and unfunded — that commerce and a common racism had long held American theater hostage to a medi…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:35PM

Trouble in Mind by Richard Seff

Seated in the American Airlines Theatre at a recent matinee, I had the feeling that I was not watching a show but was instead privileged to be observing a cast of fine actors as they went ab…

SOURCE: onandoffbroadwaytheaterreviews.com at 06:34PM

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