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.

Mar 9 2018

Two is Better Than One!

This year we even got some guest artists in on the excitement of the rotating repertory. But have you ever thought about what it’s like being part of the rep?

Feb 23 2018

Shining the Spotlight Backstage

Here at PlayMakers we have a permanent professional team of actors, designers, artisans, and technicians working on every show. So, we wanted to give YOU the chance to meet our team.

Feb 5 2018

Saheem Ali: When the Play Chooses You

After working at numerous theatres across the country, Saheem Ali is bringing his artistic talent to PlayMakers for Molière’s “Tartuffe,” in a dynamic new adaptation by David Ball.

Jan 30 2018

Interview with Director Preston Lane

Recently, we had the opportunity to speak with “The Christians” director Preston Lane about his early beginnings, directing process, and what excites him about directing this play now.

Jan 23 2018

The Pulpit and the Stage

In this play, we meet a group of people in conflict. The caretaker of their souls asks a powerful question that cracks open their foundation and shifts their understanding of the world.

Jan 18 2018

5 Reasons We Love a Rep

Producing two plays on the same stage at the same time certainly involves a whole lot of craziness. Still, we’ve got 5 reasons we love a rep.

Jan 9 2018

Repping the Rep at PlayMakers

The rotating repertory—two shows running in rotation over a the same six-week period—is a PlayMakers tradition seasons in the making.