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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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.