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2022-23 Season

NOV 5-6

The Heart Hero’s Journey 

By Ariel Gratch

September 30-October 1 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

UNC Alum and storyteller Ariel Gratch, uses Joseph Campbell’s myth of the hero as a guide to tell the story of a family whose child has congenital cyanotic heart disease.

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NOV 5-6

Untitled Elegy Play  

By Andrea Stolowitz

October 12-13 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

An immersive theatre experience by playwright Andrea Stolowitz that explores two years of pandemic life using text from over forty interviews.

OCT 12-13

The Sweet Life.

By Guillermo Reyes

October 28 at 7:30pm
October 29 at 1:00pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A  new play about Nadia and her mother Teresa as they spar over the course of five years from 2016, as Trump is about to get elected, to the January 6th insurrection in 2021 while fearing the possibility of deportation to Mexico

OCT 28-29

The Meditation

By Christina Lai & Ina Liu

November 18-19 at 7:30pm

At Keenan Rehearsal Room

Pianist Christina Lai and multimedia artist Ina Liu curate narratives of Asian American Pacific Islander women in the wake of recent Asian hate crimes.

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NOV 18-19

Not In My House 

By Alejandro Rodriguez

February 3-4 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A contemporary adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s final full-length play, House of Bernarda Alba transposed to working-class Miami by writer-director Alejandro Rodriguez

FEB 3-4

The Bench:
A Puppet Show About Everything and Nothing

By Tori Ralston and Tarish "Jeghetto"  Pipkin

March 3-4 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

Puppeteers Tori Ralston and Tarish Pipkin present a new work about a black man and a white woman coming together and remembering and relating to the stories of their pasts.

MAR 3-4


By Aya Shabu

March 24-25 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

Dancer and choreographer Aya Shabu tells the story of Aya, a second-generation African American of Bajan descent.

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MAR 24-25

The Story of Us

By LGBTQ+ UNC Alumni

April 15 at 7:00pm
April 16 at 2:00pm

Mandela Theatre at the Global Fedex Center

An all-star cast in a new work comprised of a collection of oral histories by LGBTQ+ UNC alumni

APR 15-16

Body W/O Borders  

By Özlem Özgül Dündar
Translated by Henning Bochert

April 21-22 at 7:30pm

At Swain Hall Black Box Theatre

A play by Turkish-German playwright Özlem Özgül Dündar, dealing with the stories of migrant Turkish workers who came to Germany in the fifties and sixties.

APR 21-22
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