After working at numerous theatres across the country, Saheem Ali is bringing his artistic talent to PlayMakers for Molière’s “Tartuffe,” in a dynamic new adaptation by David Ball.
Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with “The Christians” director Preston Lane about his early beginnings, directing process, and what excites him about directing this play now.
In this play, we meet a group of people in conflict. The caretaker of their souls asks a powerful question that cracks open their foundation and shifts their understanding of the world.
Producing two plays on the same stage at the same time certainly involves a whole lot of craziness. Still, we’ve got 5 reasons we love a rep.
The rotating repertory—two shows running in rotation over a the same six-week period—is a PlayMakers tradition seasons in the making.
It’s happened to all of us. Upon hearing where we work, new acquaintances often ask, “PlayMakers Repertory Company, huh? What does that mean?” Well, really, it’s all in the name.
Colman Domingo’s “Dot” uses humor to examine the complexity of family conflict when a matriarch is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
When you walk into director Nicole A. Watson’s rehearsal room, you cannot feel uncomfortable. It’s full of warmth, vitality, and just a little bit of mischief.
Colman Domingo is a talented, versatile, and prolific artist. The power of his play “Dot” is how it portrays a family in the middle of a crisis with warmth, joy, and just a bit of sass.
Professor Inger Brodey’s ENG 340 students have collaborated to provide audience members with “Sense and Sensibility” material for further study.