Home / Tag: Alice Childress
06.08.2011 | | Posted at 01:40 PM

Uprooted and over a dozen other theatre companies stage readings of TROUBLE IN MIND on the 20th.

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Alice Childress drama Trouble In Mind is a fascinating look at the nature of race relations on and offstage in the mid twentieth century. A group of theatre companies across the country will be performing a staged reading of the 1955 drama. The plot concerns a racially mixed cast working on a progressive drama on Broadway. The striking complexity of racial tensions plays out in an almost rec...
01.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Another play about theatre makes it to a Milwaukee stage this month as the Milwaukee Rep stages its production of Trouble In Mind. Here we see actors onstage playing actors backstage who are preparing to play characters in a play they don’t particularly like. While I quite enjoy the existential vertigo of thinking about a group of modern Equity actors rehearsing scenes of actors rehearsing s...