Sunday, February 25, 2024

‘The Hot Wing King’ director brings the heat, and warmth, of Pulitzer-winning play to Hartford Stage by Christopher Arnott

Christopher Betts is following up his acclaimed production of "Trouble in Mind" last year with Katori Hall's Pulitzer-winning "The Hot Wing King" at Hartford Stage Feb. 29 through March 4.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Ramin Karimloo, Judy Kuhn and More Join Bonnie Milligan for Encores! Titanic by Darryn King

A host of Broadway veterans are climbing onboard the Encores! production of Titanic, now scheduled to run from June 11 through June 23 at New York City Center. The show, featuring music and …

SOURCE: at 02:12PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Theater Review: “Trouble In Mind” — Taking a Stand Backstage by Bill Marx

Set in New York in the mid-'50s, "Trouble in Mind" is a backstage dramedy that draws on the genre’s interest in the ambiguities of role-playing to condemn racial bias.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:02AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2023

We’ve Got Trouble in Mind by Jordan Ealey, Leticia Ridley

By Jordan Ealey, Leticia Ridley. Hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley discuss the contributions made by Alice Childress and the historical and contemporary significance of her play, Trouble…

SOURCE: HowlRound at 11:12AM
Monday, November 6, 2023

Exclusive: Listen to Audra McDonald Perform Scene from Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND

Listen to an exclusive clip from Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind, performed by six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:35PM
Thursday, June 22, 2023

Costume Designer Emilio Sosa on Going From Project Runway to Broadway by Playbill

Costume designer (and Project Runway alum) Emilio Sosa designed a staggering five shows this Broadway season. But he didn’t start out wanting to do costume design, he wanted to work in fas…

SOURCE: YouTube at 05:55PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

#OscarsSoWhite by Kerry Reid

This past fall, TimeLine offered a blistering revival of Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind, in which a Black actress in a 1950s Broadway play about lynching (penned and directed by white m…

SOURCE: at 02:50PM
Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Trouble in Mind's Reynaldo Piniella to Lead Staged Reading of Red Eyes by Leah Putnam

The reading, which will be presented in-person and streamed live, has announced its cast.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:24PM
Thursday, November 17, 2022

She sees you, white American theater by Kerry Reid

Alice Childress’s Trouble in Mind made its off-Broadway debut in 1955, but it never made the leap to the Great White Way (emphasis most definitely on “White”). The white producers [……

SOURCE: at 11:39AM
Wednesday, November 16, 2022

With Three Shows on Broadway, Costume Designer Emilio Sosa Is All About First Instinct - The two-time Tony nominee is busier than ever with '1776,' 'A by Carey Purcell

The two-time Tony nominee is busier than ever with 1776, A Beautiful Noise and Ain't No Mo' --- Emilio Sosa is making up for lost time. The 55-year-old costume designer admits he wasn't a th…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

I Interview Playwrights Part 1115: TyLie Shider by Adam Szymkowicz

TyLie Shider Hometown: Plainfield, New Jersey Current Town: Minneapolis, Minnesota Q:  Tell me about The Gospel Woman. A: The Gospel Woman is a traditional American family drama set in …


Wanting to Be Seen: A Review of “Trouble in Mind” at TimeLine Theatre by Hugh Iglarsh

“Trouble” is a backstage work set during the rehearsal period for a new and controversial race-themed play, written by a white man, that’s set to open on Broadway.

SOURCE: at 08:00AM
Monday, November 14, 2022

Black Theatre United Announces New Exec Leadership Committee, With LaChanze As President by Greg Evans

Black Theatre United has announced its new Executive Leadership Committee, with Broadway’s Trouble in Mind star LaChanze moving from Vice President to President. Also named to the committe…

SOURCE: Deadline at 01:09PM
Saturday, November 12, 2022

Review: In ‘Trouble in Mind’ at TimeLine Theatre, a powerful play about race in theater comes fully to life by Chris Jones

The focus of the night, and of this production, is on an experienced actor who has had it up to her neck with the compromises needed to get and keep a job.

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune Subscription at 06:30AM
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Kimberly Akimbo's Jeanine Tesori & More Earn 2022 Dramatists Guild Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

The Dramatists Guild of America has announce recipients for its 2022 Awards. The awards ceremony, which will celebrate both 2021 and 2022 winners, will take place at Joe’s Pub on July 25.…

SOURCE: at 03:03PM
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Concord Theatricals Acquires Licensing Rights for Alice Childress' TROUBLE IN MIND

Concord Theatricals has announced that it has secured exclusive worldwide English language stage licensing rights to Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind for its Samuel French imprint.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:17PM

Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind Licensing Rights Acquired by Concord Theatricals by Logan Culwell-Block

The move marks the first time the 1955 work, which enjoyed a Tony-nominated Broadway revival last year, has been represented by a theatrical licensor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

Deirdre O'Connell Wins First Tony Award for Dana H.: 'Make Weird Art' by Lindsey Sullivan

Deirdre O’Connell earned her first the Tony Award for her performance in Dana H.; she won in the category of Best Leading Actress in a Play. The win was announced at the 2022 Tony Awards c…

SOURCE: at 02:54AM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Deirdre O'Connell Wins First Tony Award for Dana H. by Lindsey Sullivan

Deirdre O’Connell earned her first the Tony Award for her performance in Dana H.; she won in the category of Best Leading Actress in a Play. The win was announced at the 2022 Tony Awards c…

SOURCE: at 11:33PM

Take Me Out Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Lindsey Sullivan

Take Me Out has been named winner of the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The show triumphed at the 75th Annual Tonys ceremony on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall beating out…

SOURCE: at 10:33PM

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Play by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson earned the Tony Award for his performance in Take Me Out. The win was announced at the 2022 Tony Awards ceremony on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall. He beat out fello…

SOURCE: at 08:18PM

Tony Award Winners 2022: Live Updates - Who's taking home prizes by Raven Snook

A constantly updated list of winners --- Time to celebrate Broadway's return season! Produced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 75th annual Tony Awards take place at …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Tony Award Winners 2022: 'The Lehman Trilogy' and 'Company' Dominate - Who took home prizes by Raven Snook

Who took home prizes --- The Lehman Trilogy and Company were the big winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards, which took place at Radio City Music Hall. The Lehman Trilogy won five prizes, in…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, June 6, 2022

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: TROUBLE IN MIND's Emilio Sosa

The countdown to the Tony Awards continues! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Bro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:19AM
Tuesday, May 31, 2022

First Listen: LaChanze Featured on 'Purple Rain' Single From New Album ROCKERS ON BROADWAY: LIVE (VOLUME 1)

The PATH Fund Inc. has announced the release of Purple Rain, featuring Tony Award-winner (The Color Purple) and current nominee (Trouble in Mind), LaChanze, the latest single from the new…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:06PM
Saturday, May 28, 2022

Trouble in Mind | 2022 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Follow an experienced Black stage actress through rehearsals of a major Broadway production in Alice Childress's wry and moving look at racism, identity, and ego in the world of New York the…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:20PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

20+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend May 20-22 - Shakespeare in the Park's 'Merry Wives, MCC Theater's 'Miscast, Red Bull Theater's 'Ma by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, May 20 to Sunday, May 22, for fre…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

SOURCE: at 10:53AM

LaChanze, a Tony Nominee, Is Casting Herself in New Roles by Dodai Stewart

The veteran actress, nominated for her work in “Trouble in Mind,” is championing Black artists, producing on Broadway and relishing being cast as the love interest.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:18AM
Monday, May 16, 2022

Six and Kimberly Akimbo Lead 2022 Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Moynihan

Nominations have been announced for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2021-22 season. George Takei announced the nomi…

SOURCE: at 05:54PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards