Family Fun at PlayMakers


The good stuff isn’t just for grown-ups

Family Matinees

Attend a Family Matinee to enjoy special activities from our community partners before three of our shows this season! At 1:00pm—one hour before the show—our community partners join us for special activities for kids of all ages. All the events take place in Studio 101 of the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art.

Family Discount—15% Off Adult+Youth Tickets

There’s no better time to introduce the young person in your life to the magic of live theatre. Now you can get 15% off your entire order when you purchase at least one $12 youth ticket with your own ticket to Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood, She Loves Me or Life of Galileo. Simply add at least one youth ticket to your own regularly-priced ticket(s) and your order will be automatically discounted at checkout.*

*Discount reflected in final purchase price once all tickets have been added to cart. Adult and youth tickets must be purchased for the same performance of the same production. Youth(s) must be present at the Box Office when picking up tickets. Discount not valid for Opening Night, Community Night, or seats in Section C.


Our Community Partners

Kidzu Children’s Museum is an adventurous expanded museum experience for ages infant to tween. Kidzu is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to learn through purposeful play. Kidzu’s new 8,500 square foot space is multi-sensory, play-centered, and focused on providing area children and their families, teachers, and caregivers an ever-changing menu of exhibits and programs that inspire creativity, collaboration, and community.

Chapel Hill School of Musical Arts is an arts training studio in Chapel hill offering classes and lessons in music and acting to artists of all ages.

The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is a unit of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill whose goal is to to serve North Carolina and beyond by bringing together the unique resources of UNC to engage the public for an improved public understanding of science, technology and health.