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With music and lyrics from Micki Grant, Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope (1971) is a celebration of African-American culture and community. Originally conceived and directed by Vinnette Carroll, this radical work presents the issues of race politics in America and raises voices for change through a lively mix of song and dance with a score that includes gospel, jazz, soul, calypso, and rock.



The show premiered at the Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., before moving to Philadelphia and ultimately New York City where it ran for over 1,000 performances on Broadway, earning four Tony Award nominations including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical. The show won an Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, as well as a Grammy Award for Best Score from an Original Cast Show Album.



Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope is part of the 2018 Encores! Off-Center season which includes Songs for a New World and Gone Missing.

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Production
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:Off-Broadway
Previews: July 25, 2018
Closing:July 28, 2018

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by BroadwayWorld TV - July 25, 2018
Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season this week (July 25 - 28) at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.
by TV - Press Previews - July 17, 2018
Encores! Off-Center will close out its 2018 season at New York City Center with Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, starring Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow. The ensemble includes Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens.
by Julie Musbach - July 16, 2018
Encores! Off-Center Co-Artistic Directors Anne Kauffman and Jeanine Tesori today announced final casting for Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, the third production of the Encores! Off-Center season at New York City Center. Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope will star Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow.

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope and what's the order?
I Gotta Keep Movin'
Harlem Streets
Lookin' Over from Your Side
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope
When I Feel Like Movin'
Help
Fighting for Pharoah
Good Vibrations
Love Power
You Think I Got Rhythm?
They Keep Coming
My Name Is Man
Questions
It Takes a Whole Lot of Human Feeling
Time Brings About a Change
So Little Time
Thank Heaven for You
So Long Sammy
All I Need

What productions of Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope have there been?
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1972, Broadway which opened in 1972, Boston which opened in 1976, which opened in 1976, US Tour which opened in 1976, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2005, Off-Broadway which opened in 2016 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2018.

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