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Manbites Dog Theater's staged reading of The Trump Card stars Carl Martin (photo by Manbites Dog)

Mike Daisey’s Trump Card at Manbites Dog Is Captivating, Pertinent, and Funny as Hell

A table. A chair. Two bottles of water. An iPad. A man enters with a stack of papers. He sits. He turns on the iPad, reads a little, sighs, and begins an 86-minute profanity-fueled tirade about Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump. On Sunday night, Manbites Dog Theater premiered a staged reading of The Trump… Read More ›

Mike Daisey’s R-Rated Monologue, “The Story of the Gun,” Explodes Some Cherished Shibboleths

In The Story of the Gun, a world-premiere production now playing in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre as part of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 second-stage series, tart-tongued monologuist Mike Daisey sits behind a desk and relates his experience with a gun. He tells how that — and his other experiences in life — affect his… Read More ›

PlayMakers Rep will present "The Story of the Gun," a world premiere created and performed by Mike Daisey, Jan. 8-12 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC

Mike Daisey’s New Monologue, “The Story of the Gun,” Will Premiere at PlayMakers on Jan. 8-12

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of Mike Daisey’s latest no-holds-barred monologue, The Story of the Gun, created and performed by Daisey and directed by Jean-Michele Gregory, on Jan. 8-12 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art. UNC’s professional-theater-in-residence will present… Read More ›