Jun 18 2019

Broadway Here We Come!

This spring, our very own Vivienne Benesch will make her Broadway directorial debut in the New York premiere of Noah Haidle’s “Birthday Candles,” starring Debra Messing!

Jun 17 2019

Ten Years Later

Earlier this month, Annette Storckman of Breaking Character Magazine interviewed playwright and actress Jessica Dickey about heartening and inspiring “The Amish Project.”

Jun 13 2019

Stronger Together

“A rising tide lifts all boats.” An open invitation to our campus, our communities, and our creatives to get involved to help lift and guide the rising of this artistic tide in the Triangle.

Jun 7 2019

Call for Artwork Inspired by “Native Son”

PlayMakers and the Chapel Hill Public Library are seeking mid-sized original works inspired by Richard Wright’s seminal novel “Native Son.” Submit your entry by Friday, August 9!

Apr 18 2019

Not a Play

Virginia Grise’s one-woman piece “Your Healing is Killing Me” may be hitting the PlayMakers stage next week, but don’t call it a play. It’s a performance manifesto.

Apr 10 2019

In the Driver’s Seat

Whom to tell and how to tell it. What Li’l Bit’s story of reclamation in “How I Learned to Drive” can tell us about being survivors.

Apr 3 2019

Relevance and Time

Decades after it won the Pulitzer Prize for drama, Paula Vogel’s masterpiece, “How I Learned to Drive,” hits even harder than it ever did before.

Mar 29 2019

Resources for You

“The group helps each individual survivor enlarge her story, releasing her from her isolation and readmitting the fullness of the larger world from which she has been alienated.”

Mar 22 2019

Unacceptable yet Common

When a playwright trusts the audience, it can result in a truly powerful night at the theatre. Paula Vogel trusts you with “How I Learned to Drive.”