Feb 14 2019

Galileo Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day from ‘Life of Galileo!” We’ve discovered over some stellar puns, just for you. Pass ’em around!

Feb 8 2019

Big Bad Brecht

Bertolt’s Brecht’s ‘Verfremdung’ isn’t so scary. It merely aims to be “That which makes the strange familiar, and the familiar strange.”

Feb 4 2019

Encapsulating History with Galileo

Director Vivienne Benesch takes a bold move toward mixing the past, present, and future in PlayMakers’ “Life of Galileo.”

Jan 23 2019

Resources for You

“Theatre is a demonstration of the terms of our well being and is therefore valuable for the purpose of exposing wounds which have remained unhealed.”

Jan 17 2019

The Dynamic Duo

What could possibly be more exciting than PlayMakers hosting a world premiere? The next-big-thing playwright and director-on-the-rise who are bringing it to life.

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.