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Award-winning director/actor Vivienne Benesch began her new job as artistic director at PlayMakers Repertory Company at UNC-Chapel Hill at the start of January. Immediately getting her feet wet, she is directing a new adaptation of "Three Sisters" by the Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov. She hopes to continue to cultivate and grow the relationships between actors, the university and the community. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Award-winning director/actor Vivienne Benesch began her new job as artistic director at PlayMakers Repertory Company at UNC-Chapel Hill at the start of January. Immediately getting her feet wet, she is directing a new adaptation of "Three Sisters" by the Russian author and playwright Anton Chekhov. She hopes to continue to cultivate and grow the relationships between actors, the university and the community. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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UPDATED January 19, 2016 12:36 PM

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