“I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired” “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired.” These famous words uttered by Mississippi sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer, explains her persistence in her efforts to become what she called, “a first-class citizen”. Thus, when...
Original story at Greensboro News and Record by Dawn DeCwikiel-Kane email@example.com GREENSBORO — Brenda Schleunes is the first to admit it: She doesn't have the energy she once did. That energy has propelled Greensboro-based Touring Theatre of North Carolina...
‘I do talk about it as freely as I can.’ 50 years later, Greensboro’s Allen Broach still lugs weight of his Vietnam service
Touring Theatre Board President, Allen Broach, reflects on being wounded twice in the 7 months he fought fighting in Vietnam in 1969 By Margaret Moffett Special to the News & Record Allen Broach, one of Greensboro’s best-known and most-loved residents, has carried...
Matt will be the performing artist for Touring Theatre of NC's Annual Holiday Party - Jingle Bell Jazz! Born and raised in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Matt began studying piano at the age of five with local teachers in the Asheville area. During his early...
About Touring Theatre of North Carolina
Touring Theatre of North Carolina is a not for profit, active producing professional theatre that celebrates the on-going human search for dignity across lines of ethnicity, gender, economic status, religion
Touring Theatre is a Laboratory: It looks for local stories. It develops and premiers new works drawn from literature, historical documents, and from people within its community. Most years it premiers three new works in its Chamber Series, introducing one or two of them into its touring production inventory.
Touring Theatre is Relevant: It emphasizes relevancy by responding to the concerns, celebrations
Touring Theatre is Collaborative: It collaborates with community organizations, groups, scholars, and others who are engaged in the subject matter being presented in order to produce the most relevant and authentic work. Often community partners will create the space for facilitating post-performance discussions.
Touring Theatre is Local: It gathers stories of local relevance and is firmly rooted in the central North Carolina community. All of its productions are developed and premiered in Greensboro, NC, before becoming available for touring.
TTNC is Accessible: It brings high quality, educational and vibrant theatre productions to all corners of the state and beyond.
Touring Theatre’s Artistic Director Brenda P. Schleunes with North Carolina authors Fred Chappell and Lee Smith