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Playwright/performer Roger Guenveur Smith gives a bravura performance in "Rodney King" (photo by Patti McGuire)

“Rodney King” Playwright and Performer Roger Guenveur Smith Puts on an Acting Clinic

Rodney King playwright and performer Roger Guenveur Smith is putting on an acting clinic this week for PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art. The 59-year-old Berkeley, CA native’s searing solo about the tragic life and untimely death, at age… Read More ›

Rodney King

“Rodney King,” Written and Performed by Roger Guenveur Smith, Opens Sept. 2nd at PlayMakers

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of Rodney King, a powerful 65-minute one-man show written and performed by 59-year-old Berkeley, CA native Roger Guenveur Smith, on Sept. 2-7 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art. Rodney King is the first of… Read More ›