Sep 25 2018

Embodying Robin Hood

Finding the spirit of Robin Hood in a time that truly needs it can be difficult, but Jessie Austrian is up to the challenge. And she thinks you are, too.

Sep 4 2018

Moving Target: The Ballad of Robin Hood

Why the longevity and mass appeal of Robin Hood? Well, if everyone’s favorite outlaw stands for anything, it’s the reminder that we’re all in this together.

Jul 17 2018

Perfectly Marvelous

As Andrew Bonomolo prepares to transfer to the North Carolina School of the Arts for his senior year of high school, he also prepares to step into the iconic role of the Emcee in “Cabaret.”

Jul 12 2018

The Toast of Mayfair

In her her third season in PlayMakers’ Summer Youth Conservatory, Beth Siegling faces her biggest challenge yet in the Kit Kat Club’s beguiling Sally Bowles.

Apr 20 2018

Meet Laurelyn Dossett

“Leaving Eden” may be Laurelyn Dossett’s first time working with PlayMakers, but she’s no stranger to composing for theatre about North Carolina life.

Apr 16 2018

Welcome Home, Mike Wiley

UNC’s newest Distinguished Alumnus returns to PlayMakers for the final piece of a season bookended with productions about life and social disparity in North Carolina.

Apr 10 2018

Getting to “Eden” – Dressing the Stage

What’s the first thing you’ll notice when you step into the Paul Green Theatre “Leaving Eden”? Stuff—tons and tons of miscellaneous objects lining the perimeter of the stage.

Apr 5 2018

Getting to “Eden” – Completing the Illusion

In Part II, we continue our look at the production process for “Leaving Eden,” cornering scenic charge Jessica Secrest to learn the secrets of painting one thing to look like another.

Mar 27 2018

Getting to “Eden” – Inside the Scene Shop

Get an insider’s look at the scenic production process for “Leaving Eden.” In Part I, we catch up with scenic designer Jan Chambers and the beginning of the construction process.

Mar 16 2018

Step Into Those Shoes

Playwright and documentarian Mike Wiley is ever-mindful of history’s echoes. And never more so than in his upcoming new play “Leaving Eden,” with music by Laurelyn Dossett.