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PlaySlam! on Oct. 1st at The ArtsCenter Was Part Theater, Part Competition, and All Fun

The 14th Annual PlaySlam!, presented by on Oct. 1st at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro by OdysseyStage Theater and the Playwrights Roundtable, was a combination of theater and spectator sport. It consisted of 26 original stories in the form of three-minute plays — plays written by 13 local playwrights, selected from a wide field of submissions…. Read More ›

The Playwrights Roundtable presented its annual "PlaySlam" short-play competition at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19th, at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro

The Bases Were Loaded and “PlaySlam!” Was a Grand Slam for The ArtsCenter in Carrboro!

There is something wonderful about a short story. The author has to convey the storyline with precision and an economy of language that must be daunting. They either grab their audience quickly, or they lose them just as fast. PlaySlam!, presented last Saturday night at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro by the Playwrights Roundtable, challenged over… Read More ›

Sixteen N.C. playwrights will vie for top honors in the "10th Annual PlaySlam!" Nov. 17th at The ArtsCenter

16 N.C. Dramatists Will Vie for Bragging Rights and $100 in The ArtsCenter’s “10th Annual PlaySlam!”

Starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17th, 16 North Carolina playwrights will complete for bragging rights and a $100 prize in The ArtsCenter‘s “10th Annual PlaySlam!,” produced by ArtsCenter Stage in collaboration with the Playwrights Roundtable. This year’s participants include Paul Baerman, Deborah Barrett, Jack Berry, Mark Cornell, Danielle Fenton, Bill Garrity, Debra Kaufman, Mario Kersey, Richard Krawiec, Scott Larson, Jesse Lowe, John Paul Middlesworth, Renee Nixon, Amber Noel, Eric Weil, and Ken Wolpert.

Julie Oliver (left) and Katja Hill during the "Seventh Annual PlaySlam"

During The ArtsCenter’s “Ninth Annual PlaySlam!” the Audience Will Choose the Best Short Play

The audience will be the judge at The ArtsCenter‘s “Ninth Annual PlaySlam!” — co-sponsored by ArtsCenter Stage and the Playwrights Roundtable — at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19th, in the Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater in Carrboro, NC.

The Audience Is the Judge at The ArtsCenter’s “Eighth Annual PlaySlam!”

The audience will be the judge at The ArtsCenter‘s “Eighth Annual PlaySlam!” — sponsored by ArtsCenter Stage and the Playwrights Roundtable — at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6th, in the Earl and Rhoda Wynn Theater in Carrboro, NC.