PlayMakers’ PRC² season opens with ‘An Iliad’ »

The Obie Award-winning play “An Iliad” will kick off the sixth season of PRC2, PlayMakers Repertory Company’s second stage series of topical plays, with performances Sept 5-9. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A special citation from the 2012 Obie Awards went to “An Iliad”… Read more »


PlayMakers Offers More Open Captioning »

PlayMakers Repertory Company is bringing back open captioning at selected performances during its 2012-2013 season. Open captioning enhances play-going enjoyment by allowing the audience to read along with the play. A screen is visible to the audience, which displays the text of the play as the actors are speaking it. A professional open captioning operator… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Grannemann elected to state arts board »

Hannah Grannemann, managing director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, has been elected to the board of directors of ARTS North Carolina. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Grannemann heads the theater’s administrative departments, working in partnership with producing artistic… Read more »


‘An Iliad’ joins PlayMakers’ season lineup »

PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “An Iliad” as part of its thought-provoking PRC2 second stage series, in which each performance is followed by artist-audience discussion. The one-man play completes the 2012-13 lineup, joining another Obie Award-winner, Rinde Eckert’s “And God Created Great Whales… Read more »


PlayMakers awarded top NEA grant for upcoming season »

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded $100,000 to PlayMakers Repertory Company, its largest grant to a producing theater for the upcoming season. For the fifth year in a row, the NEA has recognized the professional theater company, which is based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina… Read more »


New York’s SITI Company to present work-in-progress May 18 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is hosting renowned theater ensemble SITI Company of New York City as it develops a new performance piece. SITI Company’s new work entitled “Who Do You Think You Are” is being developed with artistic, technical and administrative support… Read more »


PlayMakers’ PRC² presents world premiere of “Penelope” »

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present the world premiere of “Penelope” April 25-29. PlayMakers concludes its 2011-2012 PRC² series with the production, which is written and performed by Ellen McLaughlin, with live music composed by Sarah Kirkland Snider. PRC² features performances of… Read more »


PlayMakers announces 2012-2013 season »

Monday, March 19, 2012 The Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret” plus premieres of two specially commissioned works are some of the highlights of the 2012-2013 Season for PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The season will also feature Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the… Read more »


Uproarious British comedy “Noises Off” at PlayMakers »

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theatre in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, concludes its 2011-2012 Mainstage Season with the uproarious British comedy “Noises Off” April 4-22. In this frenetic farce, a fifth rate theater troupe on a bottom tier provincial tour shows the audience both sides of comedic calamity in… Read more »