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Our 2020/2021 Season!

All Too Human: The Art of Comedy

Celebrating the many forms and faces of comedy in theatre history.

Edges of Time
Aug 19–23

Steel Magnolias
Sep 9–27

Mother Russia
Oct 14–Nov 1

You Can’t Take It with You
Nov 18–Dec 6

To Be Announced
Jan 6–10

Native Gardens
Jan 20–Feb 7

As You Like It
Feb 24–Mar 14

Akeelah and the Bee
Mar 31–Apr 18

Laughing Matters
Apr 28–May 2

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Our Blog


Mar 24 2020

We Are PlayMakers

A message from Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch about these uncertain times, at PlayMakers and beyond.

Mar 9 2020

Back to Shakespearean Basics

In a time of political unrest, director Andrew Borba shares his insight on the timelessness of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.”

Feb 27 2020

Now We Must Appear Bloody

Adventures in bloodying our production of “Julius Caesar” continue with our costume department rising to the challenge of bloodying costumes for six performances a week.

Feb 21 2020

A Shakespearean Catch

Lisa Wolpe is world-renowned for her Shakespearean chops—having played both male and female roles for thirty years. Now she brings her expertise to “Julius Caesar” at PlayMakers!

Feb 15 2020

Bathe Your Hands in Caesar’s Blood

Shakespeare’s “Julius Ceasar” is a bloody tale of political and social scheming, but how do you make that blood happen on stage? Our props department is glad you asked.

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