PlayMakers Repertory Company and The Process Series Present “Making Tracks” »

Inaugural New Play Reading Series, featuring work from local to international playwrights tackling the issues of our time Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company< strong>What: “Making Tracks” A New Play Reading Series When: April 13–15, 2018 Where: Studios 101 and 104, Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets: Free,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents the World Premiere of “Leaving Eden” »

PlayMakers’ first full commission is a North Carolina fable that unearths the cycles of history to create a hymn for the future Who:​ PlayMakers Repertory Company What​: World Premiere Mainstage production of “Leaving Eden,” a North Carolina fable by Mike Wiley, with music & lyrics by Laurelyn Dossett. Directed by Vivienne Benesch. When: ​April 4… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces 2018/2019 Season »

New season marks 100 years of playmaking at UNC-Chapel Hill with a Pulitzer prize winner, several world and regional premieres and a cosmic musical tribute (Chapel Hill, N.C.—March 2, 2018) – A merry romp through Sherwood Forest, a Pulitzer Prize winner, a high-stakes power play between working class and big business, a world premiere of… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “The Christians” by Lucas Hnath »

A big-little play about faith and following Who:​ PlayMakers Repertory CompanyWhat​: Mainstage production of “The Christians” by Lucas Hnath, directed by Preston Lane When: ​February 1 to March 10; Opening Performance & Press Opening Saturday, February 10, 2:00 p.m. Where: ​Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets:… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Moli​è​re’s “Tartuffe” »

David Ball adaptation brings satiric edge to classic tale of religious zeal and hypocrisy Who:​ PlayMakers Repertory CompanyWhat​: Mainstage production of Molière’s “Tartuffe,” adaptation by David Ball, directed by Saheem Ali When: ​February 3 to March 11; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, February 10, 7:30 p.m. Where: ​Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Joins Women’s Voices Theater Festival’s Pursuit of Gender Parity »

PlayMakers Repertory Company Joins Women’s Voices Theater Festival’s Pursuit of Gender Parity with Participation in International Women’s Voices Day Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Reading of “Jump” by Carly Evon Simpson When: January 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Where: Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC (Chapel Hill,… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Sense and Sensibility” »

Eminently theatrical adaptation of Austen classic is a whirlwind of gossip, laughter, and romance Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Sense and Sensibility” by Kate Hamill, directed by Taibi Magar When: October 18 to November 5; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, October 21 Where: Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art, 120… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Vivienne Benesch Receives Prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award »

(Chapel Hill, NC, September 21, 2017) Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. This prestigious award recognizes outstanding creativity and artistry by directors and choreographers for their accomplishments to date, and their promise for the future…. Read more »