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Tony Nominee LaChanze

Exclusive: Tony Nominee LaChanze on Her First Nomination for a Play

Check out LaChanze on what drew her to working on Trouble in Mind, how it resonated with today’s audiences, and her reaction when she first found out she was nominated.

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Follow an experienced Black stage actress through rehearsals of a major Broadway production in Alice Childress’s wry and moving look at racism, identity, and ego in the world of New York theatre. At the forefront of both the Civil Rights and feminist movements, the prescient Trouble in Mind opened to acclaim off-Broadway in 1955, and was announced to move to Broadway in 1957…in a production that never came to be.

Interviews by Leigh Scheps.

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