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For rising 4th-graders through high schoolers

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Our 2020/2021 Season!

All Too Human: The Art of Comedy

Celebrating the many forms and faces of comedy in theatre history.

Edges of Time
Aug 19–23

Steel Magnolias
Sep 9–27

Mother Russia
Oct 14–Nov 1

You Can’t Take It with You
Nov 18–Dec 6

To Be Announced
Jan 6–10

Native Gardens
Jan 20–Feb 7

As You Like It
Feb 24–Mar 14

Akeelah and the Bee
Mar 31–Apr 18

Laughing Matters
Apr 28–May 2

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All titles and dates subject to change. As we receive guidance from UNC-Chapel Hill, we will be making real-time adjustments to our schedules and productions as needed. These will be communicated as soon as possible, via email, our website, and social media channels.

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Jun 1 2020

An Ongoing Commitment of Solidarity

PlayMakers Repertory Company stands in unequivocal solidarity with members of our Black Community. We see you. We hear you. We grieve with you.

May 20 2020

Looking Forward in Responsible Optimism

As we all learn what is safe and possible moving forward, PlayMakers will be making real-time adjustments to our programming in close consultation with the University.

Mar 24 2020

We Are PlayMakers

A message from Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch about these uncertain times, at PlayMakers and beyond.

Mar 9 2020

Back to Shakespearean Basics

In a time of political unrest, director Andrew Borba shares his insight on the timelessness of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.”

Feb 27 2020

Now We Must Appear Bloody

Adventures in bloodying our production of “Julius Caesar” continue with our costume department rising to the challenge of bloodying costumes for six performances a week.

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