Post-Show Discussions

Join the actors, artists, or thought leaders after the performance for a conversation about our Mainstage productions. These conversations are free and take place immediately following the show.

SHERWOOD: THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

  • Members of the cast.


Sunday, September 23, 2018

SKELETON CREW

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

  • Members of the cast.


Sunday, October 21, 2018

  • Amatullah Shahida King, UNC Institute for African American Research
  • Arne Kalleberg, UNC Department of Sociology

SHE LOVES ME

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

  • Members of the cast.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

  • A panel of experts related to the theme or content of the show.

JUMP

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

  • Members of the cast.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

  • A panel of experts related to the theme or content of the show.

LIFE OF GALILEO

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

  • Members of the cast.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

  • A panel of experts related to the theme or content of the show.

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

  • Members of the cast.


Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • A panel of experts related to the theme or content of the show.

 

PRC2 DISCUSSIONS

Every performance at PRC2 is followed by a discussion. Click to expand below for panelist details.

BEWILDERNESS

January 9–13

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Opening Night—CREATING BEWILDERNESS

  • Zack Fine, Bewilderness playwright, director, and actor.
  • Members of the cast

Thursday—THE ART (AND FAILURE) OF CREATIVE WRITING

  • Daniel Wallace, J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Randall Kenan, Professor of English & Comparative Literature, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Hayley Sigman, 2015 Thomas Wolfe Scholarship winner; senior scholar; honor student in creative writing, UNC-Chapel Hill

Friday—CREATIVITY IN ACTION

  • Keith Sawyer, Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Gregory Hohn, Senior Lecturer of Management and Corporate Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Ali Reza Farahnakian, Iranian-American actor, writer, and improvisational comedian; founder of The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) in NYC; UNC alum.

Saturday—HENRY DAVID THOREAU

  • Dr. Kevin Dann, Historian, naturalist, and troubadour, and author of 12 books, including Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau; has taught at Rutgers University, University of Vermont, and the State University of New York.
  • Zack Fine, Bewilderness playwright, director, and actor.

Sunday Matinee—NATURE WRITING

Sunday Evening—THOREAU’S IMPACT ON CONSERVATION

  • Katherine Skinner, North Carolina Executive Director, The Nature Conservancy
  • Johnny Randall, Director of Conservation Programs at the North Carolina Botanical Garden; and adjunct faculty in the UNC-Chapel Hill Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology

TEMPLES OF LUNG AND AIR

August 22–26

In addition to our usual “second act” of conversation, we’ll be celebrating the rich performing arts communities of the Triangle and beyond as Kane shares the stage with various performance poetry groups from Durham, Chapel Hill, and Greensboro to feature a 30-minute showcase after select showings of Temples of Lung and Air. Make sure to stick around after the main show to hear from some of the area’s most electrifying poets!
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Friday—CONVERSATION

  • Kyesha Jennings, English Lecturer at NC State University College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mark Katz, UNC Distinguished Professor of Humanities; Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities
  • Jaki Shelton Green, NC Poet Laureate

Sunday Matinee—CONVERSATION

  • Joshua Rowsey, founding member of the national hip hop collective No9to5 Music.
  • Robert Fields, Licensed Psychologist, Hip Hop & Mental Health Speaker, Emcee

Sunday Evening—CONVERSATION—Meet the Team

  • Kane Smego, playwright, performer, educator.
  • Joseph Megel, director of “Temples of Lung and Air” and UNC’s Process Series.

 

MINDPLAY

In partnership with the Psychoanalytic Center of the Carolinas, we present this series of post-show conversations that offer a psychoanalytic reading of our Mainstage productions. These conversations are free and take place immediately following the performance.

Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Dr. John Tisdale, DMin
Dr. David Moore, Ph.D.

Sunday, September 20, 2:00pm

She Loves Me
Natalie Peacock-Corral, LCSW
Sunday, December 2, 2:00pm

Jump
Peter Buonarcorrsi, MD
Sunday, February 10, 2:00pm

Life of Galileo
Harold Kudler, MD
Sunday, Mar 17, 2:00pm

How I Learned to Drive

Theresa Yushok, MD
Saturday, April 13, 2:00pm