PlayMakers presents Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning ‘Assassins’ »

    PlayMakers Repertory Company will conclude its Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning musical “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim, onstage April 2-20. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Special events associated with the show begin March 20. “Assassins” is a theatrical tour-de-force combining Sondheim’s signature… Read more »


PlayMakers’ award-winning Summer Youth Conservatory returns for 2014 »

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces the Summer Youth Conservatory for 2014. The Conservatory features Theatre Intensive, Theatre Quest and Theatre Tech programs for high school and middle school students, and culminates in a production of the Tony Award-winning musical “Hairspray.” Beginning June 16, a cast of high school-age actors will have the opportunity to train, rehearse… Read more »


Table Talk event planned for PlayMakers’ ‘Assassins’ »

UNC’s Program in the Humanities and Human Values has announced a new special event in conjunction with PlayMakers Repertory Company’s upcoming Stephen Sondheim musical “Assassins.” “Table Talk: Themes in Performances from Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’,” an evening of dinner, drinks and conversation, will be held March 20, 7:00-9:30 p.m. at City Kitchen, 201 S. Estes Dr. in… Read more »


PlayMakers presents regional premiere of ‘Love Alone’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company presents the regional premiere of Deborah Salem Smith’s loving portrait of grief and healing, “Love Alone,” Feb. 26-March 16. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Special events associated with the show begin Feb. 10. After a routine medical procedure goes tragically wrong,… Read more »


PlayMakers announces 2014-2015 season »

A Tony Award-winner straight from Broadway, a 20th century classic and a beloved tale from Shakespeare paired with a tour de force musical by Stephen Sondheim highlight the 2014-2015 Mainstage Season from PlayMakers Repertory Company’s. “Our new season features plays fresh from award-winning New York runs, along with contemporary American classics, and a magical pairing… Read more »


PlayMakers presents Noel Coward comedy ‘Private Lives’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off the New Year with a sparkling comedy classic, “Private Lives” by Noel Coward, onstage Jan. 22-Feb. 9. PlayMakers is the professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Special events associated with the show begin Jan. 13. Sparks fly when divorced, newly remarried lovers land… Read more »


PlayMakers presents world premiere of Mike Daisey’s ‘The Story of the Gun’ »

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the world premiere of “The Story of The Gun,” created and performed by award-winning storyteller-monologuist Mike Daisey, Jan. 8-12. The professional theater in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill specially commissioned the production as part of its PRC2 series. PRC² features innovative, topical presentations coupled with… Read more »


PlayMakers offers special Café Society seating for ‘Private Lives’ »

Sophistication takes the stage at PlayMakers Repertory Company with Noel Coward’s comedy classic “Private Lives,” Jan. 22 – Feb. 9, and theater-goers can add to their enjoyment with special Café Society seating. PlayMakers calls its Café Society seating the “crème de la crème experience,” inviting audience members to imagine themselves at one of the legendary… Read more »


PlayMakers announces schedule change in second stage lineup »

PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced that it is exchanging the performance dates for its productions of “Hold These Truths” and “The Story of The Gun.” Due to changes in the schedules of guest artists appearing in its spring PRC2 second stage shows, the world premiere of “The Story of The Gun” created and performed by… Read more »


PlayMakers presents two plays in repertory ‘poolside’ »

There’s something in the water at PlayMakers Repertory Company. PlayMakers is transforming the Paul Green Theatre into an aquatic wonderland complete with indoor pool for productions of “The Tempest” by William Shakespeare and “Metamorphoses” by Tony Award-winner Mary Zimmerman, to be performed in rotating repertory Nov. 2 to Dec. 8. PlayMakers is the professional theater… Read more »