PlayMakers Repertory Company: "Table Talk: Themes in Performances from Sondheim's Assassins"

( Thu., Mar. 20, 2014 )

City Kitchen, 201 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514


A evening of fine dining with conversation headlined by Tim Carter (UNC David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music), featuring guided conversations on the themes of the Tony Award-winning musical Assassins about political murder and fame in America.  Over a four-course meal, discussion on politics, celebrity, art, and violence will be interspersed with performances by cast members:

• Tim Carter, on Sondheim and his place in American Musical Theater (appetizers)

• Cary Levine, Associate Professor of Art History, UNC-Chapel Hill, on Art and Violence (salad)

• Naeemah Clark, Associate Professor of Communications, Elon University, on Violence and Celebrity/Notoriety (entrée)

• Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director, PlayMakers Repertory Company, on Producing “Assassins” for the Stage (dessert).


This event is hosted by UNC's Program in the Humanities and Human Values in conjunction with PlayMakers' upcoming production of Assassins.

Pre-registration required For more information, click here or call the number below.


$75 (includes four-course meal)

More information

(919) 962-1544


  • Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM