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Photos: TROUBLE IN MIND Opens On Broadway!

Alice Childress' play is a wry and moving look at racism, identity, and ego in the world of New York theatre opened to acclaim Off-Broadway in 1955.

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind opened on Broadway. Trouble in Mind is led by LaChanze as "Wiletta Mayer," with Michael Zegen as "Al Manners," Chuck Cooper as "Sheldon Forrester," Danielle Campbell as "Judy Sears," Jessica Frances Dukes as "Millie Davis," Brandon Micheal Hall as "John Nevins," Simon Jones as "Henry," Alex Mickiewicz as "Eddie Fenton," and Don Stephenson as "Bill O'Wray."

Following an experienced Black stage actress through rehearsals of a major Broadway production, Alice Childress's wry and moving look at racism, identity, and ego in the world of New York theatre opened to acclaim Off-Broadway in 1955. At the forefront of both the Civil Rights and feminist movements, the prescient Trouble in Mind was announced to move to Broadway in 1957...in a production that never came to be.

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Charles Randolph-Wright and Sydney Beers

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Charlene Speyerer, Blythe Adamson and The Covid Team at American Airlines Roundabout Theater

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LaChanze and her Opening Night Outfit Designer

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Aisha de Haas and LaChanze

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Roundabout Theatre Company has released a first look portrait of the cast of the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, starring Tony & Emmy Award-winner LaChanze and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.

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Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and starring Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze.

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Trouble in Mind is now in previews and will open officially on Thursday, November 18, 2021. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, January 9, 2022 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).


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