Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope

Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope

Encores! Off-Center concludes its 2018 season with the 1971 musical Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, which originally ran on Broadway for over 1,000 performances, picking up a total of four Tony Award nominations including "Best Musical". The show won a Grammy Award for "Best Score from an Original Cast Show Album," as well as an Outer Critics Circle Award for "Best Musical".

Performances take place on New York City Center's Mainstage from July 25 to 28.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
1hr 35mins (no intermission)
Categories: 
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About Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope:

Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope is a celebration of African-American culture and community. This radical work presents the issues of race politics in America and raises voices for change through a lively mix of song and dance with a score that includes gospel, jazz, soul, calypso, and rock.

By:
Conceived by Vinnette Carroll, with Music & Lyrics by Micki Grant
Producer:
Encores! Off-Center
Director:
Savion Glover
Choreography:
Savion Glover
Cast list:
Rheaume Crenshaw, Dayna Dantzler, Aisha de Haas, James T. Lane, and Wayne Pretlow, with Alexandria Bradley, Marshall L. Davis Jr., CK Edwards, Jeffry Foote, Shonica Gooden, Nina Hudson, Marla McReynolds, and Amber Barbee Pickens
Other info:
Music Direction by Chris Fenwick
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 25, 2018
Opening date: 
July 25, 2018
Closes: 
July 28, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday--
Wednesday-7:30pm
Thursday-7:30pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday2pm8pm
Sunday--

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

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