Jan 9 2019

One on One with Charly Evon Simpson

Dramaturg Mark Perry sat down with “Jump” playwright Charly Evon Simpson to learn more about her creative process. Here’s a bit of their conversation.

Jan 3 2019

Theatricality and the Real

Weathered and old, but sturdy and strong, it’s fitting for the striking visual of a large bridge to be at the center of the most theatrical play of the season here at PlayMakers.

Dec 28 2018

The Condition of Life

As playwright Zack Fine walked to rehearsal on the first Tuesday following Winter Storm Diego, he found Thoreau running through his head: “Surely joy is the condition of life.”

Dec 6 2018

Elegant Simplicity

Mark Hartman has whittled the “She Loves Me” orchestration down to fill out a 6-piece band. But it isn’t about economics; it’s a matter of director Kirsten Sanderson‘s vision for the show.

Nov 23 2018

The Look of You

How does a character’s personality inform Bobbi Owen’s costume designs? And how do those designs move from sketch to reality in the hands of draper Jane Reichard?

Nov 16 2018

Modern Day Match

In the age of swiping, liking, and messaging to find love, maybe “She Loves Me”‘s Georg and Amalia can help us find what we’re missing…

Nov 5 2018

The Great Work Begins

PlayMakers Mobile set off in Spring 2017 to take great theatre outside of our building to share with the community. And each performance is absolutley free.

Oct 22 2018

Stability Through Song

“She Loves Me” director Kirsten Sanderson introduces you to this exquisite, “perfect little gem of a musical.” Will you like it? You’ve just got to!

Oct 17 2018

A Jewel Box Musical

First seen on Broadway in 1963, “She Loves Me” was as good as lost to generations of theatergoers until the story of two feuding clerks at a Hungarian parfumerie got its first revival.