Jul 12 2021

Nikole Hannah-Jones

One week ago on CBS television Nikole Hannah -jones announced her decision to reject UNC’s last-minute offer of tenure and instead to accept the Knight Chair position at Howard University. PlayMaker’s stands proudly with her decision to reject an offer that was made only after a series of protests from staff, faculty and students that… Read more »

May 4 2021

Quick Fives with the Team behind Edges of Time

As a playwright, I write to answer big questions about the world and explore the human condition. I love working in collaboration with other theatre artists and practitioners. I rely on actors, directors, designers, and stage managers to help bring the play to life…

Apr 28 2021

The Time is Now

by Jules Odendahl-James, Director
Marvel Cooke exists on the edges of time. You won’t find her name at the center of chapters about famous Minnesotans, labor organizers, Black journalists, citizens who stood up to McCarthy, devout Communists, even nonagenarians…

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PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces Two New Play Commissions

Commissions to launch PlayMakers’ “@PLAY” new works development program, which focuses on adding more women’s voices and experiences to American Theatre (Chapel Hill, NC, March 8, 2021) PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly announces new play commissions by two important, transformational voices of the American Theatre, Bekah Brunstetter and Charly Evon Simpson. Their commissions mark the official… Read more »

PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces Reimagined 20/21 Season 

45th season embraces change and delivers range of work digitally    (Chapel Hill, NC, August 11, 2020) PlayMakers Repertory Company believes in the transformative power of theatre and its ability to bring communities together to share common ground. Even if that isn’t in the same space…   PlayMakers’ 45th season, All Too Human, which explores the resilience of the human spirit in the face of personal… Read more »

Winner of First International Thomas Wolfe Playwrighting Competition Announced!

Competition Honors one of North Carolina’s most famous writers (Chapel Hill, NC, March 9, 2020) PlayMakers Repertory Company, along with The Thomas Wolfe Society and The Thomas Wolfe Memorial, proudly announce the winner of the first International Thomas Wolfe Playwrighting Competition, Sara Jean Accuardi’s “The Storyteller.” Along with a $7,500 cash prize from the Wolfe… Read more »

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