Located in the Center for Dramatic Art on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, the Paul Green Theatre is a 500 seat facility that was completed in 1976.
Current Season at the Paul Green Theatre
By Bekah Brunstetter when a cake is no longer just a cake Della makes cakes, not judgment calls. But when the daughter of an old friend reappears in her life with a new surprise, Della is forced to re-examine some of her deeply-held beliefs. Food, faith, and family loyalty collide in a paradigm-shifting comedy that’s... Read more »
By Kate Hamill based on the novel by Jane Austen Directed by Taibi Magar a gossip-driven comedy of reason and romance Playwright Kate Hamill gives us a fresh, comic take on Jane Austen’s beloved novel. This eminently theatrical adaptation follows the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters—sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne—as they learn to... Read more »
By Colman Domingo Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion to remember This touching and funny play examines the fragility of the mind and shifting family dynamics in the heart of a West Philly neighborhood. Dotty, the family matriarch, must fight to maintain a grasp on her fading memory as siblings collide in... Read more »
By Lucas Hnath in rotating repertory with Tartuffe Directed by Preston Lane a big-little play about faith in America Twenty years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was nothing more than a modest storefront, but his new ideas about the nature of salvation may just turn his congregation of thousands back into a congregation of one. In... Read more »
Adapted by David Ball in rotating repertory with The Christians a comedy of religious proportions The man of the house has lost his mind. He has been blinded by the counterfeit zeal of a penniless scoundrel who fully intends to make off with his wife, his livelihood, and probably the kitchen sink. This modern interpretation... Read more »
By Mike Wiley With music & lyrics by Laurelyn Dossett Directed by Vivienne Benesch a North Carolina fable for today Acclaimed playwright Mike Wiley returns to PlayMakers with singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett to explore, through words and music, the cyclical nature of human behavior. A story of racial tension, immigration, and economic crisis in a small... Read more »
ACCESSIBILITY NOTE: Only row A is accessible without the use of stairs.
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