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  PlayMakers | About PlayMakers
The term playmaker came into popular usage in the United States with the emergence, early in the twentieth century, of the American folk drama a theatre that sprang from and spoke directly to the lives of its audience.
PlayMakers is a member of the League of Resident Theatres, the national organization for full-season, not-for-profit professional theatres.
PlayMakers employs members of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers and members of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.
www.playmakersrep.org /aboutus   (758 words)

 Wilkes County Theatre Featuring Tom Dooley - North Carolina Community Theatre
Wilkes Playmakers Inc. is proud to be a part of Wilkes County Theatre and North Carolina Community Theatre.
Wilkes Playmakers has been a part of Wilkes County Theatre and North Carolina Community Theatre since 1990.
The Wilkes Playmakers home is Benton Hall, which is the old North Wilkesboro elementary school located at 300 D Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
www.wilkesplaymakers.com   (231 words)

 PlayMakers - Building Youth to Lead and Serve
Playmakers hosts both youth and high school full contact camps throughout the State.
Playmakers seminars build a bond of trust between players, parents and coaches.
"Playmakers for Moms" offers tools that help you motivate your child to give his/her best effort at home, in the classroom and in the community.
www.theplaymakers.org   (145 words)

 Benton Hall & The Wilkes Playmakers
Wilkes Playmakers, Inc, is an independent, non-profit, community theater company dedicated to the cultural enhancement of the children, adults and senior citizens of Wilkes County through theater.
Wilkes Playmakers was founded in 1990 by a dedicated group of local citizens who recognized a growing need to provide additional opportunities for area residents in all aspects of community theater.
In June of 1994, Wilkes Playmakers, Inc. acquired a long-term lease from the Health Foundation, Inc. on the 1913 portion of the Old North Wilkesboro School building located on the corner of 3rd and "D" Streets in North Wilkesboro.
www.wilkesnc.org /guide/playmakers   (428 words)

 Welcome to Playmakers, Inc.
During the past 50 years Covington's Playmakers Theater has withstood lightening, floods, fires, tornadoes, and hurricanes, and we are continuing to move forward "After Katrina." The theater building sustained a fair amount of damage as trees fell all around the property.
Repair work is completed, as we took this time to completely rewire and update the lighting system, as well as renovate the lobby.
Playmakers, Inc. Theater is supported in part by funds from the Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts as administered by the St. Tammany Arts Commission, St. Tammany Parish.
www.playmakersinc.com   (185 words)

 Anderson: Sensitive NFL should grasp that entertaining 'Playmakers' is not reality show
The main character on "Playmakers" is DH, a young stud with speed and moves.
One of the early plot lines in "Playmakers" had a female sports broadcaster coming on to running back Leon Taylor, who is married with children.
If I were a TV critic by trade, I'm sure I would find a lot of flaws in "Playmakers." The peripheral characters, for example, are written so one-dimensionally that they're as thin as the skins of those who are crying foul over the show.
www.post-gazette.com /sports/columnists/20031031shelly1031p1.asp   (745 words)

 Playmakers Civic Theatre - Port Clinton, Ohio
Playmakers are taking a "leap of faith" this year by producing not one, but two "straight" plays.
No longer will Playmakers Civic Theatre directors be able to drive a dump truck full of topsoil into the theatre to unload for the set of a "Waiting for Godot", or a jeep topped with a live goat as they did for "Teahouse of the August Moon".
Playmakers' "Stories of America," a Readers Theatre presentation, was recently entered in competiton at the ACT Festival in Wapakoneta.
www.playmakers.portclinton.com /history.htm   (1517 words)

 heraldsun.com: PlayMakers aims for diversity, edge...
He admitted that the company appeals primarily to the older set now, but said drawing in young people is a challenge many theaters face.
Hammond, who was artistic director at PlayMakers for 14 years, split his time between running the theater and teaching classes.
Haj said this work helped show him that theaters, like PlayMakers, need to be outward looking and involved in their communities.
www.heraldsun.com /features/54-793521.html   (881 words)

 ESPN.com: Page 3 - Party on with 'Playmakers'
He gets into the themes of the show's characters and what he was trying to achieve with certain story lines, but he definitely doesn't go overboard (like far too many people) and start giving inside jokes, anecdotes, and calling everyone a genius.
If nothing else, the one fact that you'll walk away with after watching "Playmakers"' behind-the-scenes is that Marcello Thedford (who plays OT Kelvin "Buffalo" James) needs his own show and his own DVD.
With a small primetime window to work with, "Playmakers" was given the green light, and they were off and running.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/page3/story?page=philbrick/040608   (842 words)

 PRO FOOTBALL; Citing N.F.L., ESPN Cancels 'Playmakers' - New York Times
ESPN's ''Playmakers'' series, which offended the National Football League with its frequently harsh characterization of professional football, was canceled yesterday by the network after one season.
For the league, ESPN's decision not to renew ''Playmakers'' is a piece of good news in a week when it was embarrassed by the exposure of Janet Jackson's right breast by Justin Timberlake during a duet at the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday night.
There were several unlikable characters in ''Playmakers,'' including a manipulative owner and the starting running back, who smoked crack and went to great urological lengths to fool a random drug test.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=9404E5D9133BF936A35751C0A9629C8B63   (701 words)

 The Playmakers
The Playmakers are student athletes who attend a football camp at West Campus free of charge.
All Roeszler asks is for these athletes to go into their communities and continue to give back, then return to help in the future.
And Roeszler's biggest playmaker from this past football season has continued to be a Playmaker off the field.
theplaymakers.org /news.html   (795 words)

 Winthrop Playmakers - About Us
We strive to promote and foster a safe, enriching, enjoyable experience and a sense of genuine community among our board of directors, performers, audiences, donors and all supporters, in order to be a vital contributor to arts and to Winthrop and it’s surrounding towns.
The Winthrop Playmakers are proud to announce that they just finished number one on the WBZ TV “A List,” and therefore were named the best theater group in the Boston area.
Additionally, The Playmakers theater, known simply as The Playhouse is host to a variety of events each year, such as benefit performances for local charities, concerts, cabarets, and poetry readings.
www.winthropplaymakers.com /wpabout.htm   (292 words)

 FIFA.com - The undercover playmakers
Now that the players traditionally wearing the numbers two and three have evolved into all-round utility performers, it is by no means too far-fetched to describe them as the clandestine playmakers of the latest footballing generation.
The full-backs are in a position to call the offensive plays, as American sports terminology puts it, as they usually initiate their teams' attacking moves.
To underline his case, Italy superstar Fabio Grosso provided the decisive edge for the Azzurri in both the semi-final and Final of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ as his team advanced to claim the trophy, while Lahm was hailed as the embodiment of the hosts' new commitment to flowing offensive football.
www.fifa.com /worldfootball/news/newsid=622726.html   (827 words)

 Amazon.com: Playmakers - The Complete Series: Omar Gooding, Marcello Thedford, Christopher Wiehl, Jason Matthew Smith, ...
Playmakers grows on a viewer in the most important way a good television series should: by encouraging curiosity about the growth and fate of key characters.
The problem with "Playmakers" which received notoriety and acclaim was that, ultimately, because it dealt with real concerns--it was not looked on favorably by the NFL.
Playmakers is nothing short of remarkable television sports drama about a fictional NFL team "The Cougars." From the get-go, things are not what they seem and we watch as owners, management, players, media and fans try to make the world of football the scrubbed up product we watch in our homes every week.
www.amazon.com /Playmakers-Complete-Omar-Gooding/dp/B0001A79GM   (1217 words)

 Classical Voice of North Carolina
Later, both scientists vehemently disagreed about what was said during their lengthy and, ultimately, disagreeable conversation, but this much is known: For all his theoretical brilliance, the play’s nominal villain, Heisenberg, never quite created an atomic bomb for Hitler; whereas the atomic bombs created by Bohr and cohorts killed tens of thousands of Japanese civilians.
Thornton is a regional-theater veteran, Orth-Pallavicini will be making her PRC debut, and Weeks will be returning to PlayMakers after a 21-year absence.
PlayMakers guest director Drew Barr says, “There are things that I’ve come to understand and know only since I’ve gotten to know the play.
www.cvnc.org /reviews/2005/012005/Copenhagen.html   (2508 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'Playmakers' drops the ball
Though it may seem to be a curious choice for a sports network, Playmakers is playing to the audience's growing cynicism about professional athletes.
Perhaps only those who are in the NFL can truly know whether Playmakers is realistic, but none of the events portrayed seem outside the realm of possibility or beyond what you've read in the crime blotters most sports pages have become.
Worse, Playmakers feels obliged to explain itself to us through narration — assuming that we're too stupid to follow the story without help.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/reviews/2003-08-25-playmakers_x.htm   (539 words)

Playmakers is proud to sponsor Girls on the Run, a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.
Playmakers was featured not only on the cover but also inside with a four-page story and photos in the April issue of PMA magazine.
In October, Playmakers' owners Judy and Curt Munson were presented with the 2007 Michigan Retailer of the Year award in the medium-sized retailer category by the Michigan Retailers Association.
playmakers.com   (2994 words)

 PLAYMAKERS // [ TV t a t t l e . c o m ]
"'Playmakers' is well written and well acted, but it is professional football as observed by Joan Didion rather than John Madden.
"'Playmakers' feels obliged to explain itself to us through narration -- assuming that we're too stupid to follow the story without help.
"Despite a strong cast and an interesting look, 'Playmakers' is undermined by writing that's thoroughly condescending in both its predictability and in the way it assumes viewers are too dumb to get what's going on without it being drummed into their heads.
www.tvtattle.com /shows/fall2003/playmakers.html   (722 words)

The Playmaker Network is a national network of local and national advocates who are champions for promoting the importance of play.
For those playmakers who would like to engage their neighborhood in promoting the importance of play, one time or on a regular basis.
For those Playmakers who will rally their city to become a Playful City USA or to engage in cities that have received the Playful City USA status.
www.kaboom.org /GetInvolved/RALLYAdvocateforPlay/SoYouWantToBeAPlaymaker/tabid/156/Default.aspx   (193 words)

 Oglethorpe University : Arts : Theatre : Playmakers
The Theatre Program's official performance company, the Playmakers is one of the oldest campus organizations at the University.
Mounting a season of 4 full faculty-directed productions per year (one of which is presented by Alpha Psi Omega), the company is dedicated to providing laboratory opportunities for student actors, technicians, and dramaturgs that embrace a wide range of styles, historical periods, and points-of-view.
Auditions are open to all students, as well as to faculty and staff, and are held periodically throughout the school year as needed.
www.oglethorpe.edu /arts/theatre/playmakers.asp   (240 words)

 ESPN Cancels 'Playmakers' (washingtonpost.com)
BRISTOL, Conn. -- ESPN canceled "Playmakers" after one season Wednesday, ending a show that drew criticism from the NFL and some players.
League commissioner Paul Tagliabue had expressed concerns that "Playmakers" was one-dimensional and perpetuated racial stereotypes.
"Playmakers" garnered critical praise and was watched by an average of 2 million people each week, five times the ratings the network drew for that time slot the previous year.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A13205-2004Feb4.html   (231 words)

 ESPN - McNabb says team should restock and 'secure some playmakers' - NFL
McNabb didn't mention any names of play-makers and difference-makers he'd like to have on his side, but he did direct attention to a certain undefeated team and how it went about its business.
I don't think the Patriots were being disrespectful to Troy Brown or Reche Caldwell when they brought in Moss, Stallworth and Welker.
Over the past few years, when the 49ers added Nate Clements, the Seahawks added Julian Peterson, the Giants added Plaxico Burress, the Colts added Adam Vinatieri, it was in an effort to add playmakers.
sports.espn.go.com /nfl/news/story?id=3187772&campaign=rss&source=ESPNHeadlines   (658 words)

 chapelhillnews.com | PlayMakers bring 'Crimes of the Heart' to the stage
The play is set entirely in the kitchen of the family's venerable turn-of-the-century house in small town Mississippi, replete with family ghosts and secrets.
In New York, she worked as a print model for Mattel, Fuse, Cosmopolitan, Canon, and acted on "Rescue Me." Other roles include "Barefoot in the Park" as Corie Bratter at ECU Loessin Summer Theatre and "How I Learned to Drive" as Lil' Bit and "The Rivals" as Lydia Languish at ECU Loessin Playhouse.
On Thursday, PlayMakers will participate in the national "Free Night of Theatre." Theatregoers who have never attended a PlayMakers production may reserve complimentary tickets to "Crimes of the Heart.
www.chapelhillnews.com /weekend/story/10634.html   (815 words)

 Carolina Development, UNC-Chapel Hill
Charitable Trust of Chapel Hill has donated $250,000 to PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to support its artistic and educational programs.
Private support is especially important to PlayMakers, now in its 32nd season, because ticket revenue accounts for only 40 percent of annual operating expenses.
Based in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, PlayMakers, the Carolinas’ oldest resident professional theatre company, was recognized as one of “America’s 50 best regional theatres” by the Drama League of New York in 2007 and as one of “America’s leading theatre companies” by American Theatre magazine in 2003.
giving.unc.edu /news/2008/kenan.htm   (395 words)

  Soccer Players Encyclopedia
With the Brazil, Rivaldo has raised the 2002 World Cup and has been instrumental in his country's 1998 Silver medals.
One of Italy and Milan's legendary playmakers, Gianni was born in Valle San Bartolomeo, Italy.
Rivera has won nearly all major European tournaments and participated in four World Cups (runner-up in 1970.) At Euro 1968, he helped Italy with their first place finish.
www.expertfootball.com /players/encyclopedia.php   (3508 words)

 Cooper Tires Ultimate Bowl Tour - Ask Kirk (Questions and Answers)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shockley's playmaking and leadership will definitely be missed as the Dawgs try to hold on to the top of the SEC East.
Despite plenty of new faces and a new coordinator, Georgia's "D" has really impressed me. For now they should look to ride the shoulders of this standout unit.
Their biggest problem is they're missing playmakers at wide receiver.
www.ultimatebowltour.com /AskKirk.html   (3898 words)

 Baltimore Ravens | Ravenstown | Playmakers
The Baltimore Ravens will be showcasing their new Playmaker Team at local bars and restaurants throughout the NFL season.
On days leading up to Ravens games, Playmakers will be out and about at local bars and restaurants in the Baltimore area to interact with fans and provide opportunities to win Ravens merchandise and tickets to our brand new Flite Deck!
Flite Deck passes must be obtained from Playmakers and are non-transferable.
www.baltimoreravens.com /Ravenstown/Playmakers.aspx   (124 words)

 Winthrop Playmakers - Home
The Winthrop Playmakers are seeking staff for their 2008-2009 season which includes:
Therefore, this year more than ever we hope that our members, sponsors and donors will continue to support us or, if you have not in the past, we would appreciate your support this year.
The Playmakers* will need to raise an estimated $40,000 for a new roof.
www.winthropplaymakers.com   (206 words)

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