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Month: August 2018

The Revolutionists Take Over Raleigh Little Theatre

In Raleigh Little Theatre‘s upcoming production of “The Revolutionists,” four uncompromising women are reimagined as the heroes of the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror in this empowering comedy. Director Amy White takes us back to 1793 and provides a unique take on France’s fight for equality and freedom. “The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson opens at… Read More ›

Kane Smego wrote and stars in StreetSigns' Temples of Lung and Air at UNC (photo by HuthPhoto)

StreetSigns’ World Premiere of Kane Smego’s Temples of Lung and Air at PlayMakers Repertory Company Is Phenomenal!

Author’s Note: I left this performance feeling so intimately familiar with the author/performer that I discovered a constant need to correct my inclination to refer to him by his first name. — K.B. Phenomenal! That’s the first word that comes to mind. PlayMakers Repertory Company has opened its new season with StreetSigns Center for Literature… Read More ›

Temples of Lung and Air Tackles Tough Questions and Inspires Great Thought

On stage now as part of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 series, Temples of Lung and Air is a fascinating journey written and performed by Kane Smego. Kane shares his experiences growing up as a white boy in the south, a white boy with a black stepfather and a love affair with rap and hip hop…. Read More ›

On Aug. 22-26, PlayMakers Repertory Company Will Present StreetSigns’ World Premiere of Kane Smego’s Temples of Lung and Air

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s professional-theater-in-residence, will begin its exciting new 2018-19 “Shifting Ground: Theatre That Moves” season with a PRC2 second-stage presentation of Pittsboro, NC-based StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance’s world-premiere production of Temples of Lung and Air: A Hip-Hop Odyssey Through Race and Identity, written and… Read More ›

Tracy V. Wilson (left) and Holly Frey host the Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast (photo by John Fulton)

On Aug. 19th in Raleigh, Stuff You Missed in History Class Shined a Light on Provocative 19th-Century Travel Writer Anne Royall

On Sunday evening, Aug. 19th, we had the good fortune of attending a live show of Stuff You Missed in History Class (SYMHC), presented by Bob Nocek Presents LLC, in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Like many such shows, this live show was… Read More ›