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A Tony nominee as Best Musical of the season, this dynamic mixture of rock, calypso and ballads utilizes a dozen singer-dancers in twenty numbers. In revue-style format, Don't Bother Me...explicates the African-American experience with vibrant song and dance.
"Zesty and fun...lively score and lyrics...Deserves a wide audience." - The New York Times
"The kind of show at which you want to blow kisses." - Sunday Times
"Sends you home wanting to snap your fingers and click your heels." - The New York Daily News
"Magical combination of passion and humor...perfect." - The New Yorker
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope was first presented at the Playhouse Theatre in New York City on April 19, 1972. Directed by Vinnette Carol.