May 27, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (General Admission)

Written by George Brant, Grounded is the story of a hotshot fighter pilot who has to give up flying due to an unexpected pregnancy. She is assigned to fly drones instead, and must juggle the dual realities of killing terrorists by day and going home to her family at night. This production was originally produced by Sonorous Road Productions, stars Michelle Wells, and is directed by Jerome Davis.


  • Saturday, May 27 at 8:00pm
  • Sunday, May 28 at 3:00pm

RLT’s Women and War series explores the experiences of women at home and in combat during times of war. To accompany A Piece of My Heart, which is set in Vietnam, Grounded and Downrange: Voices from the Homefront look at the current experience of military service.

Support and Sponsors

This project is supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources

Supported by a grant from the Paul Green Foundation, Inc. Serving the Arts and Human Rights since 1982, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Ticket Information

Ticket prices (including taxes):

  • Adults: $15
  • Seniors/Students/Military/Veterans: $10

Cast List

Jerome Davis
Michelle Murray Wells

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible.

  • Assistive listening devices are available for all performances.

  • Audio description for those with visual disabilities.