Play's issues of racism remain today

Butler brings strength to `Trouble in Mind' role

Theater Review

February 08, 2007|By J. Wynn Rousuck | J. Wynn Rousuck,sun theater critic

"Truth" and "integrity" are two words bandied about in Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind.

But when the lead character, a veteran African-American actress, looks for truth and integrity in Childress' play-within-a-play, she finds stereotypes and lies.

Trouble in Mind runs through March 4 at Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. $10-$60. 410-332-0033 or centerstage.org

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