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Trouble – Reviews


Daily News
FOUR STARS… stays in the mind, as do other productions in Theatricum’s strong repertory season… superb actors flawlessly bring to life Childress’ characters… humor… a thinking person’s revival” — Dany Margolies, Daily News

Theatre Notes
DON’T MISS THEATRE… a terrific cast of superb players who bring the play vividly to life with comedic hilarity and searing heart wrenching drama… If ever a show is riveting, this is it.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

LA Splash
THOUGHT-PROVOKING HILARIOUS… touches upon some very controversial issues… powerful” — Elaine Mura, L.A. Splash

Stage Raw
SHARP AND TIMELESS… examines racial politics with a razor-sharp wit…it’s a treat to watch a good story” — Katie Buenneke, Stage Raw

IMPORTANT AND RESONANT… an extraordinary play” — Michael Van Duzer, Showmag

Hollywood Progressive
A THEATRICAL REVELATION… extremely thoughtful and entertaining… Way ahead of her time, Childress boldly examined the issues of racial identity, representation and misrepresentation, misappropriation, tropes versus authenticity, and who should tell a story… BRAVO!” — Ed Rampell, Hollywood Progressive

Mountain Messenger News
ELECTRIC… riveting performances… anyone who witnesses this play and these performances will be talking about [them] for years to come.” — Claire Fordham, Mountain Messenger News

LA Observed
“The LUMINOUS PERFORMANCES of Earnestine Phillips and Gerald Rivers, as black actors in a white liberal’s would-be anti-racism play, help raise the emotional and political stakes.” — Don Shirley, LA Observed

It’s Not About Me
WONDERFUL… incredibly witty and well-acted” — Karen Salkin, It’s Not About Me

SCATHINGLY FUNNY AND THOUGHT-PROVOKINGRIVETINGA BRILLIANT REVIVAL… Theatricum is the perfect setting for this play about actors learning to speak their hidden truths without fear. ” — Shari Barrett,
Broadway World

Stage Scene LA
WOW!FABULOUS… as hilarious as it is thought-provoking” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

The Fume of Sighs
SHARP AND FRANK… a lot of truths masterly mingled with laughter” — Dena Burroughs, The Fume of Sighs

Colorado Boulevard
THOUGHTPROVOKING… plenty of comedic moments countered with heart-wrenching drama” — Carol Edger-Germain, Colorado Boulevard