October 31–November 3, 2019
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.
(Photos by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging for the USC School of Dramatic Arts)
By Alice Childress
Directed by John DeMita