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Sonny Kelly’s Solo for StreetSigns, The Talk, Is a Special Show with an Important Message

Bull dogs are marvelous creatures, loyal and loving companions that can prove to be relentless once they get something in their teeth. In this way, Bull Dog Ensemble Theater well lives up to its moniker with the bold presentation of The Talk, co-produced with StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance, in association with the University… Read More ›

Sonny Kelly Is Amazing in The Talk: Do Not Miss It!

The Talk is a one-man (20-or-so-character) show, written and performed by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate student Sonny Kelly and directed by UNC artist-in-residence Joseph Megel, and co-produced the StreetSigns Center for Literature and Performance and the Bull Dog Ensemble Theater, in association with the UNC Department of Communication. Playing two more… 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 ›