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 »

PlayMakers announces 2015-2016 season »

A Pulitzer Prize-winner straight from Broadway, the world premiere of a new adaptation of a timeless classic and a tour de force musical by Stephen Sondheim will highlight the six-play 2015-2016 Mainstage Season from PlayMakers Repertory Company. The theater will also present three topical, thought-provoking shows in its PRC2 second stage season. The PRC2 series… Read more »

PlayMakers’ Haj to become artistic director of Guthrie Theater »

    (Chapel Hill, N.C.—Feb. 17, 2015) Joseph Haj, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the next artistic director of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minn. He will begin the position in July.   Haj has been Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers… Read more »

PlayMakers’ award-winning Summer Youth Conservatory returns for 2015 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces the Summer Youth Conservatory for 2015. The Conservatory will feature Theatre Intensive, Theatre Quest and Theatre Tech programs for high school and middle school students, and culminate in a production of the classic, Tony Award-winning musical “Guys and Dolls.” Beginning June 15, a cast of high school actors will have the… Read more »

PlayMakers presents ‘An Enemy of the People’ – Feb. 25 – March 15 »

Henrik Ibsen’s celebrated drama, with themes as timely as today’s news,  will be staged in a powerful adaptation by American theater great Arthur Miller (Chapel Hill, N.C.—Feb. 2, 2015) PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Henrik Ibsen’s dramatic masterpiece “An Enemy of the People,” in a searing adaptation by Arthur Miller, Feb. 25 through March 15. PlayMakers… Read more »