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1778
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The Somnambulists theater troupe out of Chapel Hill is staging its second Anti-Shakespeare Festival beginning August 4 and running a staggered schedule through August 28.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 12 Issue 31, Aug 1994, p15, il, por Periodical Website
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11739
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Two important forums of the performing arts are coming to Duke University, the American Musical Theater Center and the American Dance Festival. The festival had been in residence at Connecticut College for thirty years. Duke was chosen over forty-six other campuses competing for the dance festival.
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16948
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The James Adams Floating Theatre was an attraction which cruised the coastal waters of the state and as far north as Virginia. The boat, built in 1913 in Washington, was owned and operated by James Adams a performer from Saginaw, Michigan. There were performances aboard everyday but Sunday and cost between 20 and 50 cents. At the height of its popularity (1925), the boat drew attention from notable novelist and playwright Edna Ferber who used her experiences on the James Adams to compose her novel Show Boat.
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18961
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During her tenure as Artist-in-Residence at Rockingham Community College, playwright June Guralnick was inspired by the fading local textile industry and wrote the play Finding Clara. Set in the Piedmont region of North Carolina and Movie-Heaven Land, Finding Clara covers over 60 years while of time while conveying the connections between a pre-Depression American textile laborer, her descendants, and a silent film actress.
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25365
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Howell Blinkley describes how he got his start in the world of theater lighting and why lighting in particular fascinated him. Blinkley is not only known for his lighting, but his co-owned dance company, the Parsons Company.
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25795
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Director Rob Hamilton adapted the novel, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, to a four-hour play that premiers this summer at UNC’s Kenan Theatre. The story is about two Chinese boys sent to the countryside for reeducation during Mao’s Cultural Revolution in the early 1970s, and both fell in love with the same girl.
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26214
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Master of Fine Arts candidate Jennifer Schneider translates designers’ ideas into workable theatrical costumes. The costumes are built to accommodate time period differences and meet the demands of the contemporary stage.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 7 Issue 3, Spring 1990, p1-2, il, por Periodical Website
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27078
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The roles of women in theater have come under increasing scrutiny in recent years as they face discrimination and inequality. In response, Ashley Popio, a Raleigh-based stage artist and producer, is organizing the Women’s Theatre Festival. In August, the festival will present full-length works written and directed by women, with women composing at least half of the casts.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p37, il Periodical Website
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28957
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The inherently political nature of theater is exposed, with varying success, in The God Game and Zuccoti Park, two productions featured in Raleigh. The God Game debates an uncomfortable and paradoxical reality of present-day American politics. Zuccoti Park is a musical about the historic Occupy Wall Street demonstrations.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Feb 2017, p25, por Periodical Website
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39866
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Tommy Thompson spent 22 years in the Chapel Hill band Red Clay Ramblers before moving on to writing songs for plays.
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39666
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Tommy Thompson is a musician, actor, and writer, who has pursued his interests of theater and being in a folk band since the mid-1960s.
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