Located in the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art on the UNC Chapel Hill campus, the Paul Green Theatre is a 500-seat, thrust stage facility. It was completed in 1976, and renovated in 1996 for more comfortable seating and top-of-the-line rigging.
ACCESSIBILITY NOTE: Only row A is accessible without the use of stairs.
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Current Season in the Paul Green Theatre
By Ken Ludwig Directed by Jessie Austrian Merry men, Maid Marian, and much merriment Original Music by the Red Clay Ramblers’ Jack Herrick Come along for a rip-roaring romp through Sherwood Forest with all the thrills and romance you could ever ask for! Flying arrows, clanging swords, and perilous feats of daring fill this not-so-ye-olde... Read more »
By Dominique Morisseau directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton Where do you go when the line stops moving? At the start of the Great Recession, one of the last auto stamping plants in Detroit is on shaky ground. The long hours and demanding shifts have turned the line workers into a family, but the stress and strain... Read more »
Book by Joe MasteroffMusic by Jerry BockLyrics by Sheldon Harnick Directed by Kirsten Sanderson A holiday musical that goes straight to the heart In this romantic musical comedy of mistaken identity, there is no love lost between Amalia and Georg, two perfume clerks who can’t seem to find common ground. Then Georg realizes they’ve been... Read more »
By Charly Evon Simpson directed by Whitney White An unexpected bridge between sorrow and hope This funny, heartbreaking, and surprising new play takes us on a theatrical journey to a place where lights flicker, things fall from the sky, and a sister finds solace on a bridge. PlayMakers is proud to take part in the... Read more »
By Bertolt Brecht Adapted by Joseph Discher Directed by Vivienne Benesch Galileo Galilei: father, hero, heretic. When a chance discovery leads to evidence of a seismic shift in scientific thinking, Galileo sparks a dangerous dispute with authority. To challenge the idea that the earth is the centre of the universe is to challenge the all-powerful... Read more »
By Paula Vogel directed by Lee Sunday Evans A survivor’s guide to the rules of the road At once compassionate, heartbreaking, and unexpectedly funny, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play chronicles one woman’s journey to break the cycle—and silence—surrounding her sexual abuse at the hands of a beloved family member. A story of boundaries, personal agency, and... Read more »