PlayMakers’ Mainstage Season opens Sept. 16 with ‘Disgraced’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, kicks off its new Mainstage Season Sept. 16-Oct. 4 with the award-winning comedy-drama “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar. PlayMakers will host special events associated with the show beginning Sept. 9. In the play, an upwardly mobile Pakistani-American lawyer has… Read more »


PlayMakers kicks off PRC² season with ‘Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam’ »

The performer’s autobiographical journey from the fall of Saigon to new life in America PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premieres of three thought-provoking productions in its 2015-2016 PRC2 second-stage series. The series kicks off August 26-30 with Trieu Tran’s powerful one-man show “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam.” PRC² features innovative, topical presentations coupled… Read more »


PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory to perform ‘Guys & Dolls’ »

A cast of student actors from 14 Triangle-area schools will perform the Tony Award-winning musical “Guys & Dolls” July 15-25 for the PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory (SYC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. High school actors and technicians began work on the production June 15. PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in… Read more »


The Real Americans’ completes PlayMakers’ new season lineup »

“The Real Americans,” written and performed by Dan Hoyle, will round out PlayMakers Repertory Company’s 2015/16 Season April 27-May 1, 2016. PlayMakers, the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “The Real Americans” as part of its thought-provoking PRC2 second stage series, in which each performance is… Read more »


Los Angeles’ Critical Mass in residence at PlayMakers through June 6 »

Critical Mass Performance Group, a Los Angeles theater ensemble, is developing a performance piece while in residence through June 6 with PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Led by 2014 Doris Duke Artist Nancy Keystone, the company’s artistic director, Critical Mass comes to PlayMakers as part of an annual… Read more »


PlayMakers to host 2015/16 Season Preview June 11 »

(Chapel Hill, N.C.—May 18, 2015) PlayMakers Repertory Company will hold a special event to celebrate its upcoming 40th anniversary season. The theater company will host a 2015/16 Season Preview with producing artistic director Joseph Haj on June 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina… Read more »


Broadway hit ‘Seminar’ joins PlayMakers’ 2015-16 lineup »

wickedly funny story features four aspiring writers who ante up big bucks to learn from a legendary novelist “Seminar” by Theresa Rebeck has joined the 2015/16 Mainstage Season for PlayMakers Repertory Company. The hit Broadway play will be presented Oct. 14 – Nov. 1, 2015, replacing “Dear Elizabeth” due to conflicts in guest artist schedules…. Read more »


PlayMakers presents regional premiere of ‘Mary’s Wedding’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of “Mary’s Wedding” by Stephen Massicotte, April 29-May 3. The story of young love on the eve of The Great War will conclude the theater’s 2014-2015 PRC² series. PRC² features performances of topical plays coupled with engaging post-show discussions with the creative artists and other panelists. Performances… Read more »


Peter and the Starcatcher’ joins PlayMakers’ 2015-2016 season »

PlayMakers Repertory Company invites audiences to share a holiday treat for the whole family as the multiple Tony-Award-winning play with music “Peter and the Starcatcher” joins its 2015-2016 Season. The Broadway hit sets sail Nov. 18 – Dec. 12 at UNC’s Paul Green Theatre, completing the theater’s new Mainstage lineup. “Peter and the Starcatcher” is… Read more »


PlayMakers presents ‘4000 Miles’ – April 1-19 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its Mainstage Season with Pulitzer Prize finalist “4000 Miles” by Amy Herzog, onstage April 1 through 19. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Special events associated with the show begin March 16. An elderly grandmother with a fading memory opens… Read more »