$12 million gift to benefit PlayMakers, dramatic art at UNC-Chapel Hill »

Gift is the largest ever to benefit performing arts at Carolina; building will be renamed Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art (Chapel Hill, N.C.— Sept. 11, 2017) – PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $12 million gift to significantly… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents Regional Premiere of “The Cake” »

Art reflects real-life headlines in dramedy about a baker torn between love and faith Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “The Cake” by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Jeffrey Meanza When: September 13 to October 1; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, September 16 Where: Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Mr. Joy” »

A Harlem community dealing with tragedy and violence discovers healing in an unexpected voice Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: PRC2 production of “Mr. Joy” by Daniel Beaty, featuring Tangela Large When: April 26 to 30, 2017; Opening Night April 26 Where: Kenan Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 120 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets:… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “My Fair Lady” »

The most “loverly” musical of them all comes to Chapel Hill Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “My Fair Lady” by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, directed by Tyne Rafaeli When: April 5 to 29, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening Saturday, April 8 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art,… Read more »


UNC Process Series Presents “Count” by Lynden Harris and Hidden Voices »

(Chapel Hill, NC, February 23, 2017) The UNC Process Series, in association with the Department of Communication, presents Count, a look into the lives of six men on death row and their personal inheritances of violence, racism, mental illness, poverty—and sometimes surprising love. Friday March 3 and Saturday March 4 at 8:00pm, Swain Hall, Studio… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces 2017/2018 Season »

New season brings two regional premieres by UNC alumni, the return of the rotating repertory, and a holiday treat for the whole family (Chapel Hill, NC, February 16, 2017) A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen, a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion, two topically charged premieres by UNC-Chapel Hill alumni, and the return of the popular… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Member Receives Junior Faculty Award »

Jacqueline Lawton to Develop a Play Exploring Bio-Ethics (Chapel Hill, NC, February 10, 2017) PlayMakers Repertory Company is proud to announce that its own dramaturg and playwright-in-residence, Jacqueline Lawton, has received a Junior Faculty Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This award was given to help fund the research, writing and… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Twelfth Night” »

Be swept away to mid-20th century Illyria Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare, directed by Jerry Ruiz When: March 1 to 19, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening Friday, March 3 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, Country Club Road, Chapel Hill, NC Tickets: Regular: $15-$57;… Read more »


PlayMakers Repertory Company Presents “Intimate Apparel” »

How do you mend a life unraveling at the seams? Who: PlayMakers Repertory Company What: Mainstage production of “Intimate Apparel” by Lynn Nottage, directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges When: January 25 to February 12, 2017; Opening Night & Press Opening January 28 Where: Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art, 250 Country Club Road, Chapel Hill,… Read more »