TROUBLE IN MIND Theater Review The Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind came to me as a theatrical revelation. It is a classic “the worm turns” tale: Manners (Mark Lewis) is a big shot white liberal Hollywood producer who is making his Broadway stage debut in order to make “serious […]
Set in Los Angeles in 1946, three black and Latina female washroom attendants wrestle with the decision to unionize, bucking racism, sexism, and class discrimination at the Pacific Electric Railway subway terminal.
Only two months into his presidency and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning playwright Robert Schenkkan’s Building the Wall imagines Trump’s plans to “solve” the “problem” of the millions of undocumented immigrants living in America in this world premiere ripped from the proverbial headlines.
The case in question involves a bakery that refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. At what point does your ”religious liberty” diminish my need to live a life free of arbitrary discrimination? The rights of millions of Americans are at stake.