Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Tony & Emmy Award Winner LaChanze in the Broadway Premiere of Trouble In Mind. By Alice Childress — Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright

Photo By Marc J. Franklin L to R: Jessica Frances Dukes, Don Stephenson, Simon Jones, Chuck Cooper, La Chanze, Michael Zegen, Alex Mickiewicz, Danielle Campbell, Brandon Micheal Hall.

Trouble in Mind, starring Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze, is playing a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City through January 9, 2022. Following an experienced Black stage actress through rehearsals of a major Broadway production, Trouble in Mind, is a wry and moving look at racism, identity, and ego in the world of New York theatre.

Trouble in Mind stars LaChanze as “Wiletta”, 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”.

The design team includes Arnulfo Maldonado (Sets), Emilio Sosa (Costumes), Kathy A. Perkins (Lights), Dan Moses Schreier (Sound), Cookie Jordan (Hair & Wigs) and Nona Hendryx (Original Music).

Roundabout’s production of Trouble in Mind comes to Broadway following two recent development readings with director Charles Randolph-Wright. Roundabout audiences will know the work of playwright Alice Childress from the recent online reading of her play, Wine in the Wilderness, as part  of Roundabout’s multi-year The Refocus Project, presented in association with Black Theatre United, to spotlight twentieth-century Black plays and their playwrights.

Tickets for Trouble in Mind are on sale by calling 212-719-1300, online at roundabouttheatre.org, and in person at a Roundabout box office. Ticket prices range from $39-$149. For groups of 10 or more please call 212-719-9393 x 365 or email groupsales@roundabouttheatre.org.

Performances of Trouble in Mind will play Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7:00 PM and Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evening at 8:00 PM, with Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2:00 PM and Sunday matinees at 3:00 PM.

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