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Florinda Bryant stars in Virginia Grise's Your Healing Is Killing Me (photo by HuthPhoto)

Virginia Grise’s Determination and Humor in Your Healing Is Killing Me Engage and Capitivate at PlayMakers Repertory Company

It was a bit odd — sitting down for a show at a place called PlayMakers and hearing the first line spoken from the stage: “This is not a play.” Play or not, odd or not, PlayMakers Repertory Company’s current PRC2 second-stage production of Virginia Grise’s 80-minute autobiographical play, Your Healing Is Killing Me: A… 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 ›

Writer/performer Anne Torsiglieri thinks trains are awesome in "A" Train (photo by HuthPhoto)

Anne Torsiglieri’s "A" Train at PlayMakers Repertory Company Is an Engrossing 90 Minutes — and an Absolute Must-See Show

“A” Train: The Play, an original play written and performed by Anne Torsiglieri, is an excellent work, exploring a modern mom’s experience of autism. PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 second-stage production of this one-woman show zips along for an engrossing 90 minutes, full of stops and turns and the occasional unexpected jolt — not unlike the… Read More ›