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Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Repertory Company Scores a Bull’s-Eye with Ken Ludwig’s Rib-Tickling Robin Hood Comedy, Sherwood

A retelling of a favorite folk tale is always fun, and it’s especially fun when the retelling is done in an upbeat, creative way. Such is the case with PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, which debuted this week — after a week-long hurricane-related delay — in the… Read More ›

Joshua David Robinson and Christine Mirzayan star as Robin Hood and Maid Marian in PlayMakers Rep's Sept. 12-30 production of Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood (photo by HuthPhoto)

PlayMakers Rep Will Stage Sherwood, Ken Ludwig’s Comic Take on Robin Hood, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in UNC’s Paul Green Theatre

PlayMakers Repertory Company will kick off its 2018-19 mainstage season with the Triangle premiere of York, PA-born playwright and screenwriter Ken Ludwig’s 2017 comedy with music, Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, directed by Brooklyn, NY actress and director Jessie Austrian, on Sept. 18-23 and 25-30 in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of… 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 ›