The Touring Theatre of North Carolina in Greensboro has received a $9,540 grant from the N.C. Humanities Council to support Look Back the Maytime Days: From the Pages of Fred Chappell, a stage production of author Fred Chappell’s family stories in western N.C. Chappell is a former N.C. Poet Laureate and taught in the creative writing program at UNC Greensboro for more than 40 years.
Look Back the Maytime Days weaves Chappell’s prose and poetry with traditional Appalachian music and songs. The work originally was commissioned by the N.C. Humanities Council for the 2011 Caldwell Award celebration honoring Chappell. For more information, contact Brenda P. Schleunes at firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 272-1279.