Jul 18 2017

Jeff & Kira Cornell: A Natural Fit

Kira Cornell is not exactly new to PlayMakers. “I’ve been coming here since I was three,” she said. After all, her dad is PlayMakers’ resident acting company member Jeffrey Blair Cornell.

Jun 28 2017

Behind the “Birdie”

This summer, as our SYC students prepare for Bye Bye Birdie, we’ve invited three of these students to chronicle their experience, beginning one week into rehearsals.

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PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Mr. Joy”

A Harlem community dealing with tragedy and violence discovers healing in an unexpected voice Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: PRC2 production of “Mr. Joy” by Daniel Beaty, featuring Tangela Large When: April 26 to 30, 2017; Opening Night April 26 Where: Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets:… Read more »

PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “My Fair Lady”

The most “loverly” musical of them all comes to Chapel Hill Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “My Fair Lady” by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, directed by Tyne Rafaeli When: April 5 to 29, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, April 8 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,… Read more »

UNC Process Series Presents “Count” by Lynden Harris and Hidden Voices

(Chapel Hill, NC, February 23, 2017) The UNC Process Series, in association with the Department of Communication, presents Count, a look into the lives of six men on death row and their personal inheritances of violence, racism, mental illness, poverty—and sometimes surprising love. Friday March 3 and Saturday March 4 at 8:00pm, Swain Hall, Studio… Read more »

PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces 2017/2018 Season

New season brings two regional premieres by UNC alumni, the return of the rotating repertory, and a holiday treat for the whole family (Chapel Hill, NC, February 16, 2017) A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen, a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion, two topically charged premieres by UNC-Chapel Hill alumni, and the return of the popular… Read more »

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