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On Stage

"North Star"

Relia, an African-American girl, searches for her personal space to shine in a society intent on keeping her in the shadows. Set against the backdrop of the 1960’s North Carolina civil rights struggles, Relia’s parents clash about whether to warn her of, or shield her from escalating racial violence. Relia in turn strives to stay true to her own inner light while confronting, head on, the harshness of the world. With this, Clunie offers audiences a profound glimpse into the power of personal choice. North Star received the AATE’s Distinguished Play Award, Chicago’s JEFF Award for Best New Play, and the Theodore Ward Prize for African American Playwriting.

The S.I.T. Campaign: Seats in Theatres

The School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts needs your help to replace all seats in both the Quirk and Sponberg Theatres. We are seeking to raise a minimum of $200,000 between September, 2019 and August, 2020.

You can help us reach our goal by making a gift for individual or multiple seats in one or both theatres. Or you can make a contribution of any size to support this important cause.

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