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NCCU University Theatre’s Nov. 13-15 Cultural Evening of One Acts Was Very Fine

EDITOR’S NOTE: Kurt was ecstatic when he learned that Amiri Baraka’s Dutchman would be performed in this area. And he recommends that you read “The White Witch” by James Weldon Johnson before attending a performnce of this play. The addition of plays by Langston Hughes (Soul Gone Home) and Paul Green (White Dresses) to the… Read More ›

In “Johnny Johnson,” Johnny Came Home Damaged — Really Damaged — from the War to End All Wars

Kenan Theatre Company guest director Serena Ebhardt and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill music professor Dr. Tim Carter succeeded beyond our already high expectations in bringing Paul Green and Kurt Weill’s 1936 production of Johnny Johnson, to the stage in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the UNC Center for Dramatic Art. The… Read More ›

“Johnny Johnson” Is a Harsh Reminder That the “War to End All Wars” Didn’t

Those soldiers are gone now, but many of us remember our grandfathers and the proud veterans who paraded on Armistice Days in towns around America, and still the war continues. The “war to end all wars” ended up spawning more wars. But thanks to Serena Ebhardt and Dr. Tim Carter, Johnny comes marching home again… Read More ›