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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 ›

Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s First Annual PlaySlam! on April 2nd at The Cary Theater Was a Delight!

The Cary Theater on Chatham St. hosted the Cary Playwrights’ Forum’s first annual PlaySlam! on Saturday, April 2nd. A sold-out house enjoyed 24 three-minute plays and a 25th show — the expert showmanship of producer/master of ceremonies Thom Haynes. And the evening ended with yet a 26th show — the countdown to the winner of… 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 ›

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.