Dan Hoyle brings what have become the stereotypes of the heartland of America to the small square of a stage in the Elizabeth Price Kenan TheatreUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s CEnter for Dramatic Art with a sense of humor, characterization, and poignancy that makes the current PlayMakers Repertory Company PRC2 presentation of The… Continue reading The Real Americans at PlayMakers Is Even More Relevant in This Time of Political Derision and Strife
PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its stellar 2015-16 season on April 27-May 1 with six provocative performances of The Real Americans, written and performed by Dan Hoyle, a self-described Brooklyn, NY “actor, playwright, journalist, sports fan, [and] politico,” in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art.
Highway 47, which just finished its all-too-brief run as part of Playmakers Repertory Company’s second stage series, PRC², is a deeply personal story written and performed by KJ Sanchez. The story, which Sanchez says her mother asked her to tell…but not until after she was gone, is part family history and part…well…history history. Sanchez focuses… Continue reading KJ Sanchez’s “Highway 47” Offers Hard-Hitting Self-Exploration
KJ Sanchez wrote, performs, and co-directs (with Lisa Portes), PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 cureent production of Highway 47, a compelling story of a family feud that erupted in the 1960s, concerning property in Tomé, New Mexico (formerly New Spain, settled by the family in 1680, and granted to them in 1734 by the King of… Continue reading Highway 47, KJ Sanchez’s History Lesson About Old New Spain, Is a Wonderful One-Woman Show
Theater is most rewarding when we, the audience, can be informed, inspired, and uplifted while being entertained. PlayMakers Repertory Company’s PRC2 presentation of Highway 47 delivers on all counts. Written and performed by KJ Sanchez, and co-directed by Sanchez and Lisa Portes, Highway 47 is a multidimensional story of a woman, her family, her community,… Continue reading In Highway 47, KJ Sanchez Transforms Her Family’s Story into Capital-H History at PlayMakers Rep