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Sep 25 2016

Danforth’s Journal: Week One

PlayMakers company member Jeffrey Blair Cornell is keeping a journal of his impressions of the process for creating our upcoming production of The Crucible. Keep checking back for more updates as the production comes together. Thursday, September 16, 2016 JP (John Patrick, Vocal Coach for PlayMakers) just sent me an email: “Yo! You around today?… Read more »

Sep 23 2016

PlayMakers’ David Adamson on Detroit in 1967

Detroit ’67 takes place nearly 50 years ago in that Motor and Music Mecca in Michigan, 656 miles away from Chapel Hill. The subject matter, however, feels immediate to us now as similar stories play out just down the road at this very moment. For David Adamson, the events of Detroit ’67 are especially close. David and his wife were living in Detroit in 1967.

Sep 22 2016

Director Lisa Rothe on Detroit ’67

DirectorLisa Rothe has been captivated by the story of Detroit ’67 since she saw its premiere in 2013 at the Public Theater. “At the heart of it all is a family, and everyone can relate to that on some level. We experience their love, anger, joy, loneliness, passion & rage as if it were our own,” she relates.

Sep 20 2016

First Rehearsal for The Crucible

Rehearsals for The Crucible are underway! The entire team gathered for the first time on September 30 to start this important and exciting journey together.

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