Mar 19 2015

All’s Fair in Love and War

Throughout the centuries the likenesses of love and war have proved intriguing. In literature, the idea that love and war belong to a distinctive sphere beyond regular rules of fairness is first attributed to poet…

Feb 2 2015

Karen Perry’s Midcentury Fashion for Trouble in Mind

Given Trouble in Mind‘s relevance to current issues today, its points prove more striking when we are reminded that it was written, and takes place in, the 1950s. Perhaps no element conveys the mid-century period…

Jan 21 2015

Trouble in Mind: Dress Rehearsal

The cast of Trouble in Mind performed their final dress rehearsal last night! Here’s a peek below. The show is in previews now and will be running at PlayMakers through Feb 8…

Jan 14 2015

Who’s Afraid of Alice Childress?, Part 2

Wiletta does not come to the Belleville script with any finessed dramaturgical considerations. Her words are more to the point: “It stinks.” That said, her finesse is found in the shield she carries to guard herself from any such…