PlayMakers’ Grannemann appointed to national theater committee »

CHAPEL HILL – Hannah Grannemann, managing director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, has been appointed to the executive committee of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT). 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… Read more »


Exit Cuckoo’ to complete PlayMakers’ second stage lineup »

PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Exit Cuckoo” as part of its thought-provoking PRC2 second stage series, in which each performance is followed by artist-audience discussion. The play completes the 2010-2011 lineup, joining two other plays, “Happy Days” by Samuel Beckett (Sept. 8-12) and… Read more »


Summer Youth Conservatory performs Dickens ‘whodunit’ »

For the fourth year in a row, PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at UNC, joins with The ArtsCenter of Carrboro to present a stage production as the culmination of their Summer Youth Conservatory. The conservatory will provide five weeks of theater training beginning June 21. “Drood” will be performed at 7:30 p.m…. Read more »


PlayMakers awarded two NEA grants for new season »

For the third year in a row, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has recognized the professional theater company based in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. PlayMakers’ largest NEA award to date, a $40,000 Access to Artistic Excellence grant, will support its production of… Read more »


PlayMakers online auction goes live April 1st »

For immediate use: Thursday, March 11, 2010 PlayMakers online auction goes live April 1st CHAPEL HILL – Carolina vs. Duke basketball tickets, a week-long trip to London and dinner at The Fearrington House Country Inn near Chapel Hill will be among the many items available in PlayMakers Repertory Company’s upcoming online auction. Bids can be… Read more »


Rwandan refugee tells her story in PlayMakers play »

News Release March 12, 2010 CHAPEL HILL – PlayMakers Repertory Company will present “I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given to Me by a Young Lady From Rwanda” March 24-28 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.The play is the eloquent tale of a Rwandan refugee attempting to write a book recollecting… Read more »


Grant will fund energy-efficient theater lighting »

The new lights will illuminate PlayMakers Repertory Company and student productions in the Paul Green and Elizabeth Price Kenan theaters, located in the Center for Dramatic Art on Country Club Road.    More than 200 new lighting instruments will make their debut in PlayMakers’ “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, March 3-21 in… Read more »


PlayMakers presents Wilde comedy classic “Earnest” »

CHAPEL HILL — Hilarity takes the stage as PlayMakers Repertory Company concludes its 2009-10 main-stage season with Oscar Wilde’s comedy classic, “The Importance of Being Earnest” March 3-21.   PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   The most enduringly popular of Wilde’s plays is hailed… Read more »


Hip Hop troupe Universes kicks off new year at PlayMakers »

PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present the troupe ’s newest stage show, “The Big Bang,” in the theater’s PRC2 second-stage series. “The Big Bang” is a mix of music, drama, poetry and movement charting the creative history of the critically acclaimed group. The show… Read more »


PlayMakers to present Arthur Miller’s masterpiece “All My Sons” »

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater company in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, continues its 2009-2010 mainstage season with this masterpiece by one of the American theater’s greatest playwrights, onstage Jan. 27-Feb. 14.   The Tony Award-winning play was Miller’s first great success. Born of war in another time, “All… Read more »