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 demanded that Childress give her story about racism in the American theater a happier ending depicting racial harmony. (Pause for irony.) Childress refused at first, […]
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ShawChicago turns a staged reading of Arms and the Man into a symphony
It’s a perfect anti-romantic comedy, just in time for Valentine’s Day.