Carolina Playmakers

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Writing and producing group founded at the University of North Carolina (1918) by Frederick Henry Koch (1877–1944), who had founded the Dakota Playmakers in 1910. The North Carolina group, now called the Playmakers Repertory Company, in their own theater and during frequent tours through the Southern states has been influential in the little-theater movement as a leader in regional and folk drama. Plays by student writers, including Thomas Wolfe and Paul Green, have been published in a series of Carolina Folk-Plays.

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