Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

McClintock Theatre

By Alice Childress
Directed by John DeMita

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In 1956, pioneering African American playwright Alice Childress won the Obie Award for Trouble in Mind, her scathingly funny backstage study of racism in the theatre world that could have been written today (or tomorrow). Wiletta Mayer is a talented but struggling actress who has the opportunity to become the first leading lady of color on the Great White Way, but is she willing to compromise her beliefs to make the career leap?

Performance Dates & Times

Thursday, October 31, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 2, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 3, at 2:30 p.m.


Tickets purchased in person at the USC Ticket Office: students, faculty and staff, $8; general public, $15. Tickets purchased by phone or online are $17.

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