While writing her play, Jessica Dickey knew little more than the basic facts of the shooting. Come knowing what she knew before you dive in to her fictionalized account.
Where Should I Sit?
Wondering where to sit for our 360° “Ragtime” experience? From Harlem to New Rochelle, we’ve got you covered from every angle, and for every fandom!
Immerse Yourself in “Ragtime”
Director Zi Alikhan and the creative team are working to make the most immersive set PlayMakers has ever seen, giving audience members an new, up-close-and-personal experience.
The Birth of “Dairyland”
Premiering a new play is not unlike helping to usher new life into the world, so it’s only fitting that “Dairyland” contains a birth of it’s own!
A Sit Down with Dooley
Performing arts critic Roy C. Dicks talks theatre with Ray Dooley in honor of his 100th production at PlayMakers.
Interview with Heidi Armbruster
Heidi Armbruster shares the inspiration behind her world premiere comedy, “Dairyland,” and her journey to becoming a playwright.
Notes on “Native Son”
Dramaturg Adam Versényi writes on how “Native Son” demonstrates the direct effects of physical environment on human behavior and blackness in Chicago.
It’s 1930s Chicago with 64 scenes in over 15 different locations. Where do you go with the set design of “Native Son” when all Bigger Thomas wants to do is fly? An airplane hanger, of course.
The Many Faces of “Native Son”
Meet the many impressions made by Bigger Thomas on the arts community in the Triangle.